It is far better to internally uncover and proactively address misclassification issues, rather than to learn about them for the first time in a government audit or lawsuit. Based on the technical nature of assessing whether employees are properly classified, as well as evaluating the potential for significant liability relating thereto, it is a good idea to seek the advice of knowledgeable employment counsel.
Do not be caught off-guard, as many employers — across multiple industries — have been, and find out too late that your “independent contractors” are, in fact, considered employees in the eyes of the DOL.
Read the full story at If Exotic Dancers Aren’t Independent Contractors, Who Is?
- Exotic dancer sues Waverly club, says she’s never received hourly wage (omaha.com)
- San Jose: Former dancers sue Pink Poodle strip club over wages (mercurynews.com)
- Exotic dancers file suit vs. adult clubs (wxyz.com)