employment law

Independent Contractor Test for Maine – Effective 12/31/2012

Maine law requires all employers to provide workers’ compensation insurance for all employees regardless of the number of hours the employee works, including insurance for you as the owner unless you file a waiver with the Workers’ Compensation Board.  If you are using or thinking about using independent contractors so you won’t have to provide workers’ […]

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Independent Contractor v. Employee

Private practice owners sometimes use independent contractors to provide short-term, vacation or part-time coverage in their clinic without considering whether the person providing the service actually qualifies as an independent contractor under federal IRS or state unemployment and workers’ compensation laws. We’ve posted a document, Independent Contractor v. Employee, to help employers decide whether an

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