IRS: Vast Majority of Independent Contractors are Mislabeled

Forbes reports that the IRS is taking a much closer look at workers labeled as “independent contractors,” and that could mean potential trouble for employers. When employers pay independent contractors, there’s no income tax withholding, no employment taxes – it’s the responsibility of the worker to pay taxes. Even assuming that...

Crackdown on California Underground Economy

On December 29th 2011 the Department of Insurance in California released the following bulletin. Employers who have operated honestly and with integrity toward their employees have struggled to compete against individuals operating business on a cash basis. A few of these legitimate business owners have succumbed to the illegal operations....

Free Webinar: 2012 National Labor Relations Board Posting Requirements

On January 12th, 2012 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM PST the Work Law Network will be providing a no-cost webinar regarding the 2012 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) posting requirements. The Work Law Network is an international network of more than 350 management-side labor and employment attorneys dedicated to providing quality...