Thursday, May 09, 2019

Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors: A Costly Mistake

Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor can be devastating to an employer. Employers can potentially be liable for back wages, overtime pay, liquidated damages, attorneys’ fees and stark penalties for failure to withhold applicable taxes, pay workers compensation and unemployment insurance. Learn how to avoid significant financial consequences prior to classifying them as independent contractors.

Read the full article by Mordy Yankovich, Esq. published in The Suffolk Lawyer here