B&E Partner Jason Ehrenberg to Teach Class on “Employment Law: Independent Contractors’ Rights”

Program Description

Avoid Classification Violations

The federal government has stepped up its enforcement of proper employee classification, and now misclassifying employees as independent contractors can mean hefty fines and back taxes for employers. Are you up to date on the legal definition of an employee versus independent contractor? Do you understand the independent contractor’s rights, as well as the employer’s wage/benefits advantage? Explore the fundamental legal issues of the new Independent Contractor Proper Classification Act and learn best practices for limiting employer liability in this strategic course. Register today!

* Determine how to properly classify workers as employees or independent contractors.
* Recognize the employer penalties associated with misclassifications.
* Understand the rights that independent contractors are entitled to.
* Learn best practices for limiting employer liability in regard to hiring independent contractors.

Who Should Attend

This timely course is designed for attorneys. It may also benefit in-house counsel, human resources directors and risk managers.

Course Content

* Independent Contractor or Employee?
* The Department of Labor’s “Misclassification Initiative”
* The Rights of Independent Contractors
* Independent Contractors and Benefits Issues
* Best Practices for Limiting Liability
* New Legislation
* Other Legal Questions Related to Independent Contractors

Agenda / Content Covered:

Session Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern
Presenter: Jason H. Ehrenberg

* Independent Contractor or Employee?
* The Department of Labor’s “Misclassification Initiative”
* The Rights of Independent Contractors
* Independent Contractors and Benefits Issues
* Best Practices for Limiting Liability
* New Legislation
* Other Legal Questions Related to Independent Contractors

Register today!


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