This is a confusing subject that can impact unemployment insurance benefits, workers compensation, income taxes. The laws, rules, and regulations might vary from state to state and conflict with federal requirements. It’s not enough to know the Internal Revenue Service’s criteria. You also need to know the criteria of each state in which you have workers and if the respective cities or municipalities have unique considerations.
Listen to the podcast here to gain a better understanding of:
- Differences between employees and independent contractors
- Common problem areas
- Potential repercussions of using the wrong classification
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Nance L. Schick, Esq., is a workplace attorney, ethno-religious mediator, conflict resolution coach, and diversity trainer based in New York City. Her goal is to keep employers out of court and build their conflict resolution skills so everyone has a better work experience. She is creator of the Third Ear Conflict Resolution process, author of DIY Conflict Resolution, and an award-winning entrepreneur acknowledged by Super Lawyers (ADR, 2018, 2019 & 2020), the New York Economic Development Corporation/B-Labs (Finalist, Best for NYC 2015 & 2016), U.S. Chamber of Commerce (2015 Blue Ribbon Small Business), Enterprising Women Magazine (Honorable Mention, 2014 Woman of the Year awards).