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The Independent Contractor Puzzle: Fitting the Pieces Together

May 15, 2024 12:00 pm EST

Whether you work in healthcare, finance, manufacturing, construction, or other industries, you and your company have likely hired independent contractors. These professionals can offer a flexible solution, allowing companies to tap into specialized expertise when needed most. However, discerning whether an individual qualifies as an independent contractor, as opposed to an employee, entails navigating a dynamic landscape of legal criteria and evolving standards. The definition of an independent contractor remains in flux, and employers who misinterpret the law may encounter substantial fines, liabilities, and the possibility of litigation. The intricacies of independent contractor relationships involve more than just hiring—it’s about fitting the pieces together seamlessly.

Join FBT attorneys Neal Shah and Irina Strelkova on May15, 2024 as they provide you with all the legal updates you need to properly distinguish employees from independent contractors, as well as practical solutions that will keep your company from making costly misclassification mistakes.

Interested? Register today.

*This program is pending approval for SHRM and HRCI credits. To receive credit, you must login from your own device for attendance tracking purposes.


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Neal Shah


Cincinnati, OH

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Irina V. Strelkova

Managing Associate

Louisville, KY

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