Employee or IC?
The news cycle is delivering a drumbeat of new legal action around the misclassification of employees. Throughout 2020, there have been legal developments in New York featuring cases of businesses misclassifying their workers as independent contractors instead of employees. With the election results, more changes are expected to influence clubs and caddies alike.
"Under President-elect Biden, the DOL likely will move away from the new proposed rule on classification towards a more restrictive view of independent contractor relationships. In particular, President-elect Biden’s platform notes that employer misclassification of “gig economy” workers as independent contractors prevents them from receiving many legal benefits and protections. He has supported the use of a strong three-prong “ABC test” to distinguish employees from independent contractors." Learn more...
“The New York Court of Appeals recently affirmed the decision of the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board that Postmates couriers should be classified as employees, not independent contractors, for purposes of unemployment insurance..” Learn more...
“If you're an employee, it's not enough to say that you work for tips," Zabell said. "You still have to pay your employees and make sure that on days you make them come in, you have to pay them even if there's no work.”
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- Bill Sendell, Member Services - Tehama Golf Resort
"Addressing new labor law was our biggest concern. As the only company taking on caddies as its employees, CaddieNow's Premier Service Level provides the perfect solution for addressing strict employee classification standards."
- John McCook, Director of Golf - Newport Beach Country Club
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