Adam Forman Quoted in “4 New Year’s Resolutions for Employers”Law360 January 19, 2016
Adam S. Forman, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor, and Workforce Management practice, based in Chicago and Detroit, was quoted by Law360, in “4 New Year’s Resolutions for Employers,” by Aaron Vehling. (Read the full version – subscription required.)
Following is an excerpt:
Adam Forman of Epstein Becker & Green PC said it's easy for employers to get tripped up thinking they're doing the right thing.
"Not all employers misclassify someone as an independent contractor to avoid paying benefits," Forman said. "Sometimes they do it because that's what the worker requested."
But if companies are deemed employers of the workers who requested 1099s, they'll be subject to all of the obligations required with that status, he said.