Hiring Contract Employees

The independent contractor (IC) workforce continues to grow in the U.S. There are times when this relationship is looked upon favorably by the law, and times when it is not. Independent contractor status triggers numerous concerns, including liability exposures, insurance coverages, tax payment obligations, property ownership, employee status, benefits eligibility, and more. This course was designed to help HR executives, recruiters, and others in management stay on the right side of the law when it comes to hiring and managing independent contractors. Learn about the legal requirements for classifying ICs, the benefits of hiring ICs, how to prevent misclassification claims, and more.

DISCLAIMER: This course addresses US law concepts that may not apply in all countries. LinkedIn (including Lynda.com) and the instructor are not giving legal advice. Neither Linkedin (including Lynda.com) nor the instructor represent you. The information conveyed through this course is similar to a college or law school course; it is not intended to give legal advice, but instead to communicate information to help viewers understand the basics of the topic presented. The views and legal interpretations presented in this course do not necessarily represent the views of LinkedIn or Lynda.com.

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