Wyoming

The rise and targeting of the independent contractor 

The Daily Reporter provides guidance for Wisconsin employers to help them classify workers properly as employees on independent contractors. The difference between an independent contractor and employee is complicated and crucial, so it is important to consult an attorney to address your specific situation. Regardless, there are steps a Wisconsin employer can take to be…

Employer Found at Fault for Injuries to Independent Contractor

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From Mondaq,  Melissa J. Lyon discusses a case in Wyoming in which a company that hired an independent contractor was liable for injuries sustained by an employee of the independent contractor because of the amount of control the company exercised.  Melissa writes: Although Basic was an independent contractor, the jury found that Merit retained sufficient control over the…