Businesses across the country are continuing to cut costs by replacing employees with independent contractors to save costs. Some savings are certain - employers don’t pay employment taxes to the IRS or employee benefits to their workers. However, many hidden costs can reduce these savings or even erase them entirely. This article focuses on seven legal myths, which can mislead businesses to believe they are saving costs by blinding them to costly legal risks when they hire workers as independent contractors
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In In the matter of American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc., (commonly referred to as the “Facebook firing” case), it was made clear that the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) will seek to invalidate any employer social media policy that it deems unlawfully restricts employee rights under Section 7 of the NLRA.
Here are some more legal questions which I am frequently asked by recruiting and staffing professionals. The answers are by necessity brief and simplified, and should by no means be taken as a substitute for thorough legal advice. Maybe, however, they will give you an idea as to when you need to go further in consulting an attorney.
I thought I would take the time to try and list those legal questions which I am most frequently asked by recruiting and staffing professionals. The answers are by necessity brief and simplified, and should by no means be taken as a substitute for thorough legal advice. Maybe, however, they will give you an idea as to when you need to go further in consulting an attorney.
Emerging social media technologies like Twitter and Facebook are putting a new spin on familiar employment problems. As employees increasingly access social media, employers have become more interested in regulating and monitoring what their employees are saying online, and for good reason.
Everybody on the employer side likes to pick on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the temptation is even greater now that its chair has taken such an aggressive stance on issues like pre-employment credit and background checks. However, employers occasionally shoot themselves in the foot (feet?) with the agency by making mistakes that only compound their problems.
- Background, Reference Checks, Consumer Reports do you understand your obligations?
- Under the NLRB’s Newly Proposed Rule, Employers Must Post a Notice of Employee Rights Under the NLRA
- But I Signed An Independent Contractor Agreement
- Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in Four Easy Steps
- Independent Contractor (Self-Employed) or Employee? Still Confused?
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