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U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division Tightens Enforcement of Independent Contractor Rules

WHAT THE GOVERNMENT IS GETTING AT: WHO IS AN EMPLOYEE? Most workers who perform services for businesses are treated as employees of the business. Income and payroll taxes are withheld from their paychecks. The business pays its share of Social Security and Medicare payments for these workers. At the end… [ Read More ]

Who’s the Employer?

Who is an employee’s employer?  This seems like a simple question that should have a simple answer. However, the legal reality is much more complicated than merely looking at who signs an employee’s paycheck. Sometimes, the answer is that, legally, an employee has multiple employers. Despite the “gray” nature of the question and… [ Read More ]