RECORDED TRAINING COURSE
This training will provide participants with an overview of The Fair Labor Standards Act and how to mitigate the risk of employee misclassification.
- An overview of the standard definition of an employee versus an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
- How to recognize if a worker is Misclassified.
- Immediate steps employers should take when they recognize a worker has been misclassified in their organization.
- Best practices to avoid misclassifying workers.
- The legal, tax, and benefit differences between an independent contractor versus an employee.
- The financial and legal consequences of misclassifying workers.
Why You Should Attend:
Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is a serious matter. This is a common mistake that many organizations make which could have significant legal and financial repercussions including back taxes, fines, and penalties from regulators. Federal and State authorities are aggressively pursuing enforcement actions related to worker misclassification and therefore organizations must know the difference between an employee versus an independent contractor.
Intentional acts of misclassification could even result in an organization being investigated for payroll fraud, litigators filing class action lawsuits, and even criminal charges that could result in jail time.
Who Should Attend:
- All Employers
- Business Owners
- Company Leadership
- All Levels of HR
- Employers in All industries
- Small Business Owners
Note: You will get access to the Recording link and E-Transcript; in your account and at your registered email address.
Racquel Harris is The Chief Strategy Officer at R. L. Harris & Associates, LLC. Racquel has 25 years of Executive level experience in Human Resources and earned two certifications in Human Resources and certification in Risk Management. Racquel is a graduate of Indiana University where she received a BA in Organizational Communication.