Workplace Word - A Reminder About the Dangers of Employee Misclassification
by Ashley T. Kasarjian
Key topics in this issue of the Workplace Word include:
In Alexander v. FedEx Ground, the Ninth Circuit evaluated the factors that are considered in California to determine if workers should be classified as independent contractors or employees.
This case serves as a reminder for companies in all jurisdictions to ensure they are properly classifying their independent contractors and provides insight into what facts ultimately tipped the scale to find that the workers should have been classified as employees.