This course gives a generic overview of independent contractor compliance obligations. The information and tips you learn in this training are targeted to a US audience, and even then, many states have their own employment laws. Be sure to know your local and state laws.
This course gives a generic overview of independent contractor compliance obligations. The information and tips I'll share in this training are targeted to a US audience. And even then, many states have their own employment laws. Be sure to know your local and state laws. This is a complicated legal area, and therefore does not, and cannot constitute legal advice. If you've got a legal question, please speak with a lawyer and seek out guidance.
DISCLAIMER: This course addresses US law concepts that may not apply in all countries. LinkedIn (including Lynda.com) and the instructor are not giving legal advice. Neither Linkedin (including Lynda.com) nor the instructor represent you. The information conveyed through this course is similar to a college or law school course; it is not intended to give legal advice, but instead to communicate information to help viewers understand the basics of the topic presented. The views and legal interpretations presented in this course do not necessarily represent the views of LinkedIn or Lynda.com.
- Legal requirements for classifying independent contractors
- Financial and strategic benefits of contract employees
- Downsides of misclassification
- What triggers complaints and investigations?
- Licensing statutes, permit requirements, and anti-discrimination statutes
- Preventing misclassification claims
- Considering an SS-8 ruling
- Amnesty programs