In this issue of In the Driver’s Seat we take a look at the critical issue of Independent Contractor Classification and how Mover’s Choice Online can help you be stay compliant.
Download our Guide on Using Independent Contractors or Contract Carriers: Inherent Risks and
Mitigation. California’s Supreme Court recently made it more difficult for all employers to
classify workers as independent contractors. Read the Los Angeles Times Article.
What this means for you: the ruling calls into question whether you should reclassify independent contractors rather than face stiff fines for misclassification, employment lawyers
say. To classify someone as an independent contractor businesses must show that the worker is free from the control and direction of the employer; performs work that is outside the hirer’s core business; and customarily engages in “an independently established trade, occupation or business.”