Understanding Employee Classifications III: Relationship

The laws governing employment status are changing, as more American workers take up independent contracting as a side hustle or survive the downturn in the economy. Employers who accidentally or deliberately misclassify their workers as independent contractors but who meet all the criteria the IRS sets for full-time employees are likely to be on the […]

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Understanding Employee Classifications II: Financial Control

Under the letter of the law, the lines between employees and independent contractors have started to blur a bit. New lawsuits are coming down in favor of 1099 contractors who say their employers are working them in ways that are very much the same as a full-time worker. Companies are watching these rulings closely to […]

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Understanding Employee Classifications I: Behavioral Control

Is your worker an employee or an independent contractor? The lines have been blurred by pending lawsuits aimed at companies like Uber and Lyft to start treating their California independent drivers like full-time employees. On August 11, 2020, a judge ordered these organizations to pony up taxes, penalties, and other restitution. Under California’s new Assembly Bill 5, companies […]

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5 Motivations Behind the Contingent Workforce

The growth of temporary and contract workers is undeniable. The statistics show that employees can enjoy the flexibility of a contract position while employers prefer the reduction in risk that comes from avoiding FT overhead. But do temporary workers really prefer these jobs? This article will review the findings from the Staffing Industry Analysts survey […]

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What is the Difference Between an EOR and PEO?

If you’re considering outsourcing HR, there are several choices you’ll have to make. The first is between two different types of third-party vendors, EORs and PEOs. There are significant differences between the two, and if you don’t understand them, it puts your company at risk. This article will set the record straight and help you […]

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#1 Strategy to Recession Proof Your Business

It’s just math; companies with recurring revenue models are able to scale their businesses more quickly. However, during a downturn in the economy, many companies struggle with this model as clients cut back on services or customers stop buying. One thing is clear though, even during a recession, there is work to be done. Employers are just less likely […]

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Make Remote Hiring Easier With an EOR

There have always been complexities in hiring. Ever-changing federal, state, and local regulations have kept HR teams on their toes for years. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a new layer of complexity centering on our remote workforce. With 42% of the labor force now remote, the state boundaries that once confined us are gone. Remote work […]

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