Independent Contractors: Overcoming the Legal Perils and Challenges

Recorded: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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Join Practical Law and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP for this free 75-minute webinar that will get you up to speed on how to avoid misclassification of independent contractors.

Given the prevalent use of independent contractors in business today, it is imperative that companies fully understand the significant risks of misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor--and how to avoid misclassification in the first place.

This webinar will cover:

  • Tests used by government agencies and courts to determine independent contractor status
  • Laws and obligations that may be implicated as a result of misclassification
  • Potential liability an employer may face for misclassification
  • Trends in private and government litigation
  • Current and anticipated government initiatives, laws and programs targeting misclassification
  • Steps to take to protect against misclassification

Presenters:

Thomas F. Hurka, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Stephanie L. Sweitzer, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Rachel Byrne, Co-Head Editor, Practical Law Labor & Employment

 

If you are not currently a Practical Law subscriber, you will be given a no-obligation one week free trial** to Practical Law’s online service.

**Participation is at the sole discretion of Practical Law Company.

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