Is My Classification as an Independent Contractor Legal?
You may be wondering about your classification as an independent contractor for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you are trying to collect unemployment, or wondering about a non-compete agreement, or having trouble collecting payment from your employer for services rendered.
What you should know is that the Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law has strict requirements for who can be classified as an independent contractor. If the employer cannot meet all three of these requirements, you should have been considered an employee. This means you could be entitled to treble damages for unpaid wages and access to unemployment.
Here are the three requirements:
Learn more here about the Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law.
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