Misclassification / Mischaracterization of Workers
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A company can save money by classifying an employee as an independent contractor rather than a salaried or hourly employee. However, the benefits an employer experiences come at the expense of the employee.
If you believe you have been misclassified as an independent contractor and have been denied overtime compensation, we urge you to call a Memphis lawyer.
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The Purpose of Misclassifying an Employee
An independent contractor is not protected by the same legal standards that an employee enjoys, i.e. unemployment insurance, benefits and more. This is because an independent contractor is considered to be in business for himself or herself. When an employer misclassifies its workers as independent contractors, employers avoid paying overtime premiums. Because an independent contractor saves employers money, an employer may misclassify their worker as an independent contractor even though they meet the requirements to qualify as an employee.
Have You been Misclassified? Call Donati Law, PLLC Today
Our legal team at Donati Law, PLLC is committed to safeguarding the rights of employees in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi. If you believe your employer has wrongfully and inaccurately compensated you, it is important that you retain aggressive legal representation right away. We can examine the details of your situation and determine which legal strategies can help you pursue the compensation you deserve.
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