Our partner organization Collage recently wrote an article about classification of employees versus independent contractors.
There are many intricacies involved in hiring short-term workers. This article helps with identifying which group you, or those you are hiring, are part of.
It is absolutely vital to understand the differences between an employee versus an independent contractor, as your responsibilities with regards to taxes, etc. can change. Employers may also risk facing significant penalties for misclassifying those who work for them.
You can read the full article here.