The Economics Realities Test and its effect on the independent contractor model

2021-02-08T20:20:14+00:00November 19th, 2020|

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.

The dangers of housing your independent contractors in your HR information system

2021-02-09T16:44:03+00:00November 5th, 2020|

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.

Testimonial: How Xcel Delivery Services used flexible occupational accident insurance to expand its workforce

2021-06-19T20:55:04+00:00June 3rd, 2020|

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.

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