Tag: Employment Classification

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Advantages of 1099 Contractors

June 19, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In a previous post, we talked about the decision companies face in classifying workers as independent contractors—those who receive a 1099 for tax purposes—and traditional employees who receive a W2. Specifically, we mentioned that Lyft, in its Initial Public Offering […]


Lyft Claims Driver Employment Classification Could Be Risky

June 17, 2019

Via: HR Hero

A common criticism of the gig economy is that companies treat those working in it less favorably than traditional employees due to their status as independent contractors. The classification is important for a couple of reasons. For one, contractors are […]