By Rick Shulman, Member of the Firm             Employment lawyers across the country are “fully employed” litigating the issue of employee vs. independent contractor in a wide variety of industries and contexts.   The stakes for employers are often high, as a determination that a particular group of workers is properly characterized as employees rather contractors […]

Many businesses, irrespective of size, seek to expand their workforce by contracting with “independent contractors” rather than growing by employee headcount. In addition to the increased flexibility that an “independent” business relationship may accommodate, companies may seek to grow or conduct business through the use or addition of independent contractors for more mundane reasons – […]