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What I’m about to share with you today will never become a Hollywood blockbuster. Actually, it’s so dull that I would sell it over the counter as a holistic sleep aid if I could bottle it.

Ambien’s got nothing on wage-and-hour minutiae.

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Since taking office, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has committed to battling worker misclassification, i.e., treating employees as independent contractors. Misclassifying employees as independent contractors can deprive workers of wages and benefits and also have tax ramifications too. Continue reading

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While not quite as outrageous as slavery, ignorance, or misogyny, today’s edition of “Don’t Do This” will apply most practically to readers of this blog. Continue reading

Sam spent 60 hours working on a project for your company last week, for which the business paid Sam $1,000. The company treated Sam as an independent contractor.

But, what if Sam was actually an employee instead? Continue reading

In what I hope does not become a weekly feature here at The Employer Handbook, it’s time to update the readers on some new laws that NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed last week. Continue reading

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Photo By: Airman 1st Class Anthony Nin Leclerec (https://www.jble.af.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2001874058/)

I feel like worker misclassification has been an issue that’s been flying under the radar for the last year or so, especially as it relates to independent contractors. Continue reading

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