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If you hire contingent workers such as independent contractors and temporary employees in Nevada, here is an important update about minimum wage, overtime eligibility, and ultimately, worker reclassification risk. On July 1, 2010, the minimum wage in Nevada will increase from $6.55 per hour $7.25 for Tier-1 employees. For Tier-2 workers, minimum wage increases from $7.55 to $8.25. The Nevada constitution allows for different Tier levels of minimum wage depending on whether the workers recieve a qualified health care plan. But what does this mean for contingent workforce managers? Pool of Workers Eligible for Overtime ...
Georgia asks about new developments in the area of Independent Contractors vs. Employees both from the IRS perspective and EDD. Improperly characterizing an employee as an independent contractor can have some significant negative effects. Not only will the worker be entitled to all of the protections that come with being an employee (e.g., overtime, timely payment of wages, reimbursement of expenses, protection from discrimination, etc.), the employer could be subject to significant penalties by the EDD, the IRS, the Franchise Tax Board, and the Department of Industrial ... Read More
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