Employment Law Commentary -- Volume 23, No. 11 November 2011: Independent Contractors: Recent Developments in the Courts


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Labor (DOL), and various states have recently been devoting additional resources to remedy alleged worker misclassifications. If the IRS or a state agency brings an enforcement action, it’s a fair bet that private actions claiming wage and hour and other violations will follow close behind.

This Employment Law Commentary looks at recent case developments that could impact how these actions come out.

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