Insurance as an industry is always in flux, but given the recent upheaval facing every sector due to COVID-19, some
For companies classifying service providers as “independent contractors” rather than employees, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has just issued a warning: In its view, “most” American workers are really employees.
Misclassification is a pain point in a variety of industries, especially those that utilize owner-operator workforces. Everyone knows they want to avoid a misclassification claim, but few understand exactly what that means.
The IRS 1099 independent contractor model can be the ideal setup for some employers and workers. However, the misclassification of workers — a risk that is significantly increased when housing independent contractors in a Human Resource Management System (HRIS) — can be costly.
Promoting your business as an independent contractor (IC) can be a challenge. While hanging out a shingle online with a
Independent contractor (IC) numbers are growing, but that doesn’t mean working with ICs is easier than traditional employees. Even seasoned
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Companies that utilize independent contractors (ICs) know the benefits usually outweigh the costs. But challenges do exist, whether you’re trying to track contracts and qualifications or preparing for the threat of a misclassification claim.