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Webinar: Is Your Business Really Using Independent Contractors?

April 20, 2016 1:30 pm
April 20, 2016 3:00 pm
Laurie Silvey

Taught by attorney Sean F. Darke Register
| Wessels Sherman

In the State of Illinois, businesses that use independent contractors have been under attack for years, but many businesses don’t understand why they can’t use independent contractors. It’s simply not enough to provide a 1099 tax form and call an individual an independent contractor. This webinar will discuss the requirements on how a business can set up an independent contractor relationship in the State of Illinois. The webinar is going to further discuss the different legal tests that are used by the courts and the government agencies to explain why certain individuals are employees and not independent contractors. Lastly, the webinar will provide key solutions on how to properly set up an independent contractor relationship.Topics to be Discussed:

-Independent contractor vs. Employee
-The Department of Labor’s new push to eliminate independent contractors for wage and hours matters
-The specific steps that need to be taken to protect the business when using independent contractors
-How to properly set up an independent contractor relationship
-A step-by-step guide to the numerous legal tests that courts and government agencies use to determine if an individual is or is not an independent contractor


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