Classifying Independent Contractors

Date: July 17, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Speakers: Thomas A. Lenz and Cindy Strom Arellano, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo

"Classifying Independent Contractors" was held on July 17, 2014. The webinar recording is now available to view on-demand.

To request a recorded webinar, please contact Curtis Rogers at rogers@nationalclub.org or 202-822-9822. There is no charge for NCA members to request the webinar recording.

This webinar will cover an area of growing concern for clubs, and other employers, across the country. Do you consider your caddies to be independent contractors? Your club’s pro? Other service providers?

Employment lawyers, public agencies, taxing authorities and the courts have taken an aggressive view that individuals classified as independent contractors are, instead, employees. As many employers have discovered, the rule of law may run contrary to what is agreed to, and memorialized, in written agreements. The issue affects wage and hour, individual employment rights, worker’s compensation proceedings, union organizing, and compliance with tax laws. We will discuss the tests used by courts and agencies, the attacks upon alleged misclassification and ‘wage theft,’ as well as steps management can take to limit potential exposure.

 

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