In today’s employment environment, businesses are continually involved in litigation to justify its use of independent contractors. Businesses may be in compliance with the IRS legal test to determine who is an independent contractor but may not be in compliance with wage and hour or other legal tests. To make matters more complex, states have enacted their own independent contractor tests, leaving businesses confused on how to comply. If that is not enough, the National Labor Relations Board recently issued its own legal test that applies to all businesses and the Department of Labor will be issue its version this year. So, what does that mean? It means that businesses need to understand the complexities of each legal test and make sure it has defenses built into its
agreement to avoid litigation.Join Dykema’s Sean Darke for this webinar as he provides guidance on how employers can comply with the numerous Illinois and federal independent contractor legal tests and how to place specific contract provisions into the independent contractor agreement to help avoid lawsuits!
Continuing Education:1.50 HRCI, 1.50 SHRM, 1.50 CLE per attendeerequest prior to event, 1.50 HR and Management/Supervision Compliance Certificate Credits. HR Certification Institute’s® (www.HRCI.org) official seal confirms that the Illinois Chamber meets the criteria for pre-approved recertification credit(s) for any of HRCI’s eight credentials, including SPHR® and PHR®.