The Hidden Dangers of an On-Demand Workforce

The Hidden Dangers of an On-Demand Workforce
July 19th, 2016

The workplace in the United States, and those who work in it, are changing quickly. In this new world of work, technology is having a huge impact on how, when and where we work. The issue of independent contractor misclassification is huge exposure that lurks in the middle of this emerging on-demand workforce.

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Worker Misclassification: Why the IRS Cares & You Should Too
July 14th, 2016

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), along with many other federal and state agencies, is increasingly concerned about proper worker classification, as well as rampant worker misclassification. With the explosive growth of the independent workforce and the gig economy, regulatory interest and scrutiny of employer practices will only increase. Some Background on Worker Misclassification Almost […]

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Huge Oil Company Layoffs May Mean Worker Shortages
July 12th, 2016

In an ironic twist of business cycles, there could soon be a significant shortage of skilled workers in the oil industry. This statement may seem counterintuitive in an industry that has been rapidly shedding workers, with more than 350,000 people laid off in the oil and gas industry worldwide since the peak two years ago.

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Colorado Loses Millions Each Year to Businesses Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
July 6th, 2016

It was recently estimated that the state of Colorado is losing significant amounts of money each year from employers dodging mandatory unemployment insurance premium payments. The loss was estimated by a Rocky Mountain PBS News analysis at about $23 million dollars a year since 2011.

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