The Role of the Independent Contractor within the Construction Industry


  • Oct 30, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Fee Type of Fee
No Charge MBI Members Only

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Presenter: Jordan Nickerson, BrownWinick Law Firm - Des Moines, IA

This webinar will discuss the criteria used to properly distinguish between contractors and employees, highlight important liability considerations to protect your company from making costly errors, and explore management best practices when utilizing independent contractors on the job. Specifically, key objectives include:

• Understanding how independent contractors are classified under Iowa law, including the various tests to evaluate worker status
• Discussing penalties for misclassification
• Implementing methods to avoid such misclassification

Upon conclusion of the webinar, attendees will be provided with the necessary tools to determine whether an individual is deemed an employee or independent contractor for purposes of workers’ compensation, wage and hour protections, unemployment insurance, civil rights laws, and other employer obligations.