Employee vs. independent contractor assignment: if you had a

 

Employee vs. Independent Contractor

Assignment:

If you had a choice, which would you prefer to hire—an independent contractor or an official employee? Explain your choice?

Justify your response and include at least two or three factors that distinguishes an employee from an independent contractor.

Expectations: 1 page, 3 cited sources

REQUIRED READING

Bruno, T., & Editor, O. (2016). Labor & employment – restrictive covenants – at-will employment – tort/negligence – trade secret misappropriation – conversion – unfair trade practices – contract. North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Retrieved from ProQuest

DeNicco, J. P. (2015). Employment-at-will exceptions and jobless recovery. Journal of Macroeconomics. 45, 245-257. doi:10.1016/j.jmacro.2015.05.003

DiLorenzo, L. P. (2015). The mailbag. HR Specialist: New York Employment Law, 10(1), 8.

Dove, L. R., Findley, H., Edwards, T., & Jones, G. (2016). An overview of recent appellate court decisions on the Family and Medical Leave Act: Guidance for employers. Labor Law Journal, 67(1), 298-316. Retrieved from ProQuest

Smith, A. (2016). Kesha’s lawsuit shows the upside of at-will employment. HRNews, Retrieved from ProQuest

Verkuil, P. R. (2015). Deprofessionalizing state governments: The rise of public at-will employment. Public Administration Review, 75(2), 188-189. doi:10.1111/puar.12334

Kabrene, S. M., Ochard, C., Howard, J. M., Soriano, M. A., & Leduc, R. (2006). The importance of human resources management in health care: a global context. Retrieved from https://human-resources-health.biomedcentral.com/a…

Muller, D. (2015). 5 Employee relations challenges confronting healthcare. Retrieved from https://hracuity.com/5-employee-relations-challeng…

VIDEOS

National Federation of Independent Business. (2015). Understanding Employment at Will | NFIB Legal Ease. Retrieved from : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rryJ9gJq7s0

OPTIONAL READING

Cooper, M. (2016). We act as if work is optional for women. It’s not. Washington: WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post. Retrieved from ProQuest.

 

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