There are several factors you MUST consider before deciding on the appropriate classification. Misclassification of an individual as an independent contractor can be a costly mistake. In this presentation we will discuss the legal analysis of appropriate classification of a worker as an independent contractor or employee. We will discuss how the classification tests and definitions are evolving and the various legal landmines that you need to consider. We will provide you with some of the pros and cons of each classification. Lastly, we will share how the classification will impact the direct relationship with an Employer and the ways to effectively manage those relationships when hiring independent contractors.