If you are an employer who believes that you determine whether someone who works for you is an employee or an independent contractor, you are mistaken!
How many times have we heard an employer say that the worker is an employee and the worker agrees as evidenced by an independent contractor agreement that both parties signed? A written agreement between a worker and the worker’s employer does not control the worker’s status. Pennsylvania’s (PA) Unemployment Compensation (UC) law requires an examination of the facts to determine if the worker is an independent contractor. Whether the services are performed on a full-time or part-time basis is immaterial to an individual’s employment status.
Contrary to what some employers believe, the following factors [Read more…] about EMPLOYEE OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR?