A Modern Look at Contractors v. Employees

Course Demo. No credit provided in demo mode.

Credit Hours:
TX - General: 1.0 Credits
CA - General: 1.0 Credits
VA - General: 1.0 Credits
PA - Distance Learning: 1.0 Credits
CO - General: 1.2 Credits
NY - General: 1.0 Credits
NJ - General: 1.2 Credits
ME - Self Study: 1.0 Credits
WA - General: 1.0 Credits
WV - General: 1.2 Credits
MS - General: 1.0 Credits
IN - Distance Education: 1.0 Credits
FL - General: 1.0 Credits
TN - General: 1.0 Credits
AL - On-Demand: 1.0 Credits
SC - General: 1.0 Credits
NV - General: 1.0 Credits
WI - On-Demand: 1.0 Credits

Running Time: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Faculty: Diana Maier -

Course Description

Whether you're a business owner concerned with making the right distinctions when engaging people to work with/for you, or a lawyer responsible for advising clients on the contractor v. employee distinction, this presentation could save you a lot of grief and money down the line.

Marin County-based employment lawyer Diana Maier and Carlos E. Torres, a Hearing Officer for the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), discuss which factors matter most in deciding how to classify workers in light of recent legal decisions that are shifting those factors. In addition to covering a broad overview of the contractor v. employee debate, they also discuss ethical considerations for lawyers considering the question of contractor classification, and assess whether the sharing economy is due for extinction in light of recent rulings against companies such as Uber.