October 30: Independent Contractor or Employee? Understanding the Risk of Misclassification and How to Avoid It



With the recent Uber multimillion-dollar settlement following a dispute over whether their drivers are employees or independent contractors, the IRS and the DOL have been more vigorous in prosecuting employers who have misclassified employees as contractors. Misclassification of employees as contractors can lead to severe penalties from the government, not to mention an intrusive and burdensome investigation. This webinar will help you gain a clear understanding of the rules that will in turn help your company avoid misclassifying its workers.



  • How can you tell employees and independent contractors apart?
  • What do you need to do to avoid the perils of misclassification?
  • The penalties for misclassification
  • Best Practices for auditing your workforce to assure proper classification