Ogletree Deakins’ Curran on Independent Contractors

What do employers doing business in Massachusetts need to know about the state'srules about independent contractors? What are the pros and cons of using this type of worker? What are the risks? Patrick M. Curran Jr. of Ogletree Deakins in Boston talked about this with HB's Litigation Conferences'...

Independent Contractors or Employees: California’s “Work For Hire” Contracts

Much has been written (including by me) on the topic of how to distinguish an independent contractor from an employee. I have also written about the importance of "work for hire" or "freelancer" agreements when working with independent contractors to ensure that all intellectual...