The IRS and the Department of Labor are running a new small business crackdown on owners who misclassify employees as independent contractors, says Fox Business News.
Choice-of-law provisions may be void as a matter of public policy when determining if someone is an independent contractor or employee, says the Ninth Circuit.
Attorney Adam Wang swung both ways, which resulted in being cut off from representation.
A decision in the multi-year dispute over the status of FedEx Ground workers gives guidance on the current status of US law.
Senator Nick Sherry is to be the new federal Small Business Minister in Julia Gillard’s fragile minority government. Previous small business minister Craig Emerson MP has been shifted to Trade. So what now for small business and franchising?
Small businesses have been increasingly relying on independent contractors: they’re cheaper, by up to 30 percent, and they're more flexible, particularly for a company on a small budget.
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