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Blog Bite: How can organizations minimize the risks associated with their independent contractors' designations?

April 13, 2015

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the benefits and, more importantly, the risks associated with designating workers as independent contractors in a contract (e.g., risk of litigation for misclassification lawsuits; costly audits by pension, tax, and employment agencies). The author provides three tips for companies who wish to minimize these risks: honestly assess the nature of working relationships, have the parties’ intent as to the independent contractor’s status clarified in a contract, and seek counsel to review classifications if necessary.

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Written by Alina.