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Old 05-06-2017, 03:58 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by VolAgent View Post

Not quite sure I followed everything you said.

The sad reality is, many people who are classified as independent contractors are really employees. The employer simply has too much control and the IC has never made an investment and has no real risk of running a loss.

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small...ed-or-employee

For an agency with workers, anyone sitting at a desk is almost certainly an employee. Outside people may or may not be an employee, it really just depends on the level of control.

If you tell someone what to do, when to do it and how to do it all while controlling how much they get paid, they are almost certainly your employee under the law.
Big 10-4 to that Vol.
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Old 08-08-2017, 02:26 PM   #22
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Captives Soon to All Be W2 Employees?   Jammal Vs American Family Re: Captives Soon to All Be W2 Employees? Jammal Vs American Family AZDave is the thread starter for: Captives Soon to All Be W2 Employees?   Jammal Vs American Family

Just a follow up on this.

Following a unanimous advisory jury verdict in April, U.S. District Court Judge Donald Nugent issued a decision last Tuesday, August 1st, stating that American Family Insurance had misclassified agents as independent contractors instead of employees. In addition, the Court denied American Familys request that the class be decertified.

Full press release can be found here:

https://www.wexlerwallace.com/news-p...sified-agents/

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Old 08-18-2017, 01:12 PM   #23
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I wonder what the implications will be for other companies that operate in a similar way.
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