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Category: Employee vs. Independent Contractor

Contractors and the Duty to Accommodate

By , January 16, 2015 3:05 pm

Does an Employer have a Duty to Accommodate a Disabled Independent Contractor or a Disabled Dependent Contractor? I recently fielded an interesting question. A human resources consultant was reviewing an employee manual for a client and asked whether the accommodation policy applied to a number of self-employed sales representatives who sold the employer’s services. The Continue Reading…

Employee or Independent Contractor? Our June 2012 Seminar

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By , May 25, 2012 11:43 am

Employee or Independent Contractor There is a common misconception that an employer can choose whether to enter into an employment relationship or an independent contractor relationship with a person. The fact is it is the courts and administration agencies (like the CRA) who ultimately determine whether the person is an employee or not. The cost Continue Reading…

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