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Independent Contractor Misclassification

Employers who want to avoid paying their employees the minimum wage and overtime that federal wage and hour laws dictate will often misclassify their employees as independent contractors.  The wage and hour laws require employers to pay their workers minimum wage and overtime pay.  Independent contractors are often those who work as freelancers, or temporary employees that are hired for specific projects and are not entitled to the protection that federal laws afford.  Employees, on the other hand, are under the direction of their employer and must complete the work tasks and meet the deadlines mandated by their employer.

Misclassification of employees as independent contractors denies the employee the wage and overtime protection afforded by the law, and employers who engage in such actions can be held liable to pay these employees the required minimum wage and overtime rates of the state from which they operate.  Sidney L. Gold & Associates have helped countless clients who have been denied their legal rights collect the compensation they are entitled to receive.

For more information on independent contractor misclassification, contact the Philadelphia employment law firm of Sidney L. Gold & Associates at 215-569-1999, or submit our online contact form.

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