Employee or Independent Contractor? Infographic from Randstad

From Randstad —   For more, seee Employee or Independent Contractor? Related articles Randstad Sourceright Named #1 MSP Provider on HRO Today’s Annual Baker’s Dozen List (sys-con.com) Randstad Sourceright Launches Global Content Portal to Share Workforce Strategy Insights (prnewswire.com) Related posts: Randstad US Launches Talent Solutions Group – Integrated Model Transforms Customer Experience for Talent Solutions…

Preserve entrepreneurial spirit and protect independent contractors

From Central Maine — “Small business owners, including myself, take the risk of starting a company because we believe in the American dream. In recent years, however, the Department of Labor has taken aim at these entrepreneurial Americans by enacting regulations that would reclassifying independent contractors as employees, affecting most small business owners, from accountants and engineers…

3 Things to Know About the Growth of a Freelance Nation

From TheStreet — A survey of freelancers indicates that social media did not lead to revenue.  “Social Media are not a factor. While some portions of social media are key to contractors’ branding and reputation, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, for starters, do not make money for them. “Just 6% said social media outreach led to paid project…

Independent Contractors for Global Organizations

From Fisher & Phillips LLP – JDSupra — “if you are considering hiring independent contractors overseas, or already do, these are some questions to consider: Does the company control what the worker does or how the worker goes about completing a task? If the company controls when and where the work is done, what tools or equipment…

Nailing Down Independent Contractor Status

From HG.org — Erin Mindoro provides an excellent review of the Happy Nails and other independent contractor cases — Happy Nails & Spa of Fashion Valley v. Su, 217 Cal.App.4th 1459 (2013), order not to publish at 2013 Cal LEXIS 9473, Dalton v. Lee Publication, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 71291 (S.D. Cal. 2013), Scantland v. Jeffrey Knight,…