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Tenth Circuit: Security Guard Employee Was Separately A “Contractor” Janitor, No Need To Aggregate Hours Worked

From time to time, employees offer (or are offered an opportunity) to provide further services to their employer in a “freelance” or "contractor" capacity. However, given the control exercised by the employer in the course of the general employment relationship, these arrangements can result in allegations that the “hybrid” employee/contractor is in fact at all times … Continue Reading

California Judge Finds Financial Advisors Were Independent Contractors Under California Law

Financial services and insurance industry employers regularly classify service providers, including financial advisors and independent insurance agents, as independent contractors, especially if such individuals cultivate and service their own clientele with a high degree of autonomy. Despite that autonomy, knowledgeable industry professionals and their counsel are aware of the legal risks associated with the independent contractor … Continue Reading
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