Focus on Nonprofit Employee Misclassification: Are Your Workers "Employees," "Volunteers" or "Contractors?"

In this presentation:

- What’s in a Name: “Employee” vs. “Independent Contractor”

Federal rule -

Varying state law interpretations -

What about volunteers and interns? -

- Avenues of Enforcement

Government -

Employees and the plaintiffs’ bar -

- Consequences of Misclassification

- Identifying and Remediating Problems

- Excerpt from: Employee vs. Independent Contractor

- Varying definitions between common, federal and state law

- Executive assistant vs. lawn-care company

- Common theme – control

- Behavioral

- Financial

- Excerpt from Recap:

•“The IRS 20-Factor Test is Dead; Long Live the IRS 20-Factor Test”

•IRS Form SS-8

–http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fss8.pdf

•Behavioral control

•Economic control

•Agreement between the parties

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Topics:  Contractors, Employer Liability Issues, Full-Time Employees, Misclassification, Non-Profits, Volunteers

Published In: General Business Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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