Article by John Pearce and Laura Fowler
As your business grows, you will invariably reach a point where you simply cannot manage all aspects of the business without help. But many small business owners are finding it increasingly difficult to find quality employees to fill needed positions. The U.S. Small Business Administration claims that, “more than 50 percent of small businesses said it was very or somewhat difficult to fill open positions.” This has led many business owners to consider hiring contract labor.
Perhaps the single most important thing for business owners to learn about employment law is how to properly characterize employees and contract workers. Truly frightening consequences befall on employers who do not familiarize themselves […]