The Economics Of Independent Contractors

February 11, 2016

A recent wave of lawsuits concerning classification of workers as independent contractors has generated tremendous pressure on employers causing them to rethink relationships and voluntary contracts. Ambiguities in laws governing whether a worker is classified as employee or independent contractor expose companies to costly litigation that may result in expensive settlements. In this article, Charles Diamond, Peter Cahill, and William Crowley discuss these issues from an economic standpoint. To read the article, click the link below.