Category: Misclassification

What Is Wage Theft?

By Ilona Demenina Anderson Employers have a legal obligation to pay their hourly employees for all the hours they work. Some employers find ways to avoid paying wages that are due. Employment lawyers refer to those practices as “wage theft.” “Wage theft” isn’t necessarily a crime. Courts usually view wage theft as a civil matter. Failing [..]

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Does Your Independent Contractor Meet the Test?

With so many changes happening on the job front these days, companies are trying to forge a new relationship with their workers. It is called the “independent contractor” status. That is where the employer pays you an hourly “wage” for services rendered – and you pay your own taxes and absorb the responsibilities of working [..]

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