Topic: contractor

Pennsylvania Enacts E-Verify Requirement for Public Contractors

Starting on January 1, 2013, Pennsylvania public contractors and subcontractors will have a bit more paperwork to complete when making new hires. That’s the date the state’s Public Works Employment Verification Act takes effect. For your reference, a Q&A on the new law:   What is E-Verify? “E-Verify is a free Internet-based system that is… Read more »

7 Employment Law “Hot Buttons” for Small Business – A Legal Roundup

The landscape of employment laws evolves quickly, and entrepreneurs and small business owners are often left scrambling to understand new rules and implement new procedures. To reduce the stress, read these legal updates on seven employment law “hot buttons” that should be on the radar screen of every small business: 1.Social Media in the Workplace… Read more »

Employee or Contractor? 5 Ways to (Legally) Tell the Difference

Earlier this month, the Internal Revenue Service joined the Department of Labor and state agencies in cracking down on employers that misclassify employees as independent contractors, leaving business owners and hiring managers scrambling to reevaluate their contractor relationships and ensure that they are complying with the law. To help sort through the confusion, here are… Read more »