Misclassifying Individuals as Independent Contractors Rather than Employees: Traps to Avoid

“Recently, we have observed several circumstances where employers have incurred large financial liability as a result of misclassification of individuals as independent contractors rather than employees. What may seem like a clear-cut distinction can easily become muddled when even the best intentioned employer makes an inadvertent mistake.” Offit Kurman Chairs Howard K. Kurman and Michael Conley offer thoughts on avoiding missteps in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) classification and wage/hour traps that can result in class action suits. Read the entire article, published in the June issue of Philadelphia SmartCEO, by clicking here: