Categories – What you need to know before you classify your workers

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The classification of workers as employees or independent contractors is critically important to businesses. This decision impacts everything from tort liability to tax withholding to minimum wage and overtime. Correct classification is critically important, but how do businesses categorize their workers? Many businesses rely on an ipse dixit approach to classification. Ipse dixit (a great Latin term to regale colleagues … Read More

Employee Misclassification Can Cost You Big Time!

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Over $10 million awarded to states to crack down Probably, the number one issue I come across is employee misclassification or identification. Not surprisingly, this issue gets a lot of attention from the Department of Labor. Also, this area of litigation continues to grow. Recently, the DOL awarded over $10 million to 19 states, one of which was Texas, to implement … Read More