Posted on May 10, 2019
G a Mavon & Co
Utilizing independent contractors can provide an organization with access to highly-skilled and talented workers while offering staffing flexibility and cost savings. The benefits of independent contractors are certainly attractive to employers, but the risk of misclassification presents some dangers too. Misclassifying employees as contractors is a serious mistake that can have costly consequences including civil penalties, class action lawsuits, back taxes, fines, and more.