Tag Archives: Independent Contractor

Commissioned Salespersons: Getting Hired, Fired, and Paid

by Bryan Lane Berson, Esq. Download PDF: Commissioned Salespersons A. Researching the Company Before beginning to work as a salesperson – as an employee or independent contractor –carefully research the company for which you plan to sell products. Your compensation depends on the merchandise, shipping, and prompt, accurate payment. If possible, ask customers whether they […]

Independent Contractors: Structuring Relationships with Workers

by Bryan Lane Berson, Esq. Last month, we compared independent contractor and employment relationships.  The nature of the relationship between a worker and company depends on the circumstances.  Greater control over workers and the performance of their work tends to point towards employment, whereas less control points to independent contracting.  Rarely, is the distinction clear. […]

Worker Classifications: Independent Contractors and Employees

by Bryan Lane Berson, Esq. Organizations need personnel to perform services or produce goods.  Depending on the nature of the relationship and the degree of control the company exercises over the worker, a worker can be classified as an employee or independent contractor.  Most employment relationships are “at will,” which means that the employer can […]