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Free Webinar: The Three Ways Employers Misclassify Workers – And How Your Company Can Get It Right

    April 20, 2017

    Exempt or non-exempt? Employee or independent contractor? Paid employee or unpaid intern? These three decisions about how to classify a new worker are often made based on assumptions, gut feelings or “the way we’ve always done it.”

    According to the US Department of Labor, “the misclassification of employees as independent contractors presents one of the most serious problems facing affected workers, employers and the entire economy.”

    LIVE WEBINAR – You’re Invited – REGISTER NOW

    Join us on Thursday, April 20th from 12-1PM (CST) for a live Web Event:

    The Three Ways Employers Misclassify Workers – And How Your Company Can Get It Right
    Presented by Neil H. Dishman, an attorney focusing on workplace law at Jackson Lewis P.C.
    Moderated by Tracey Goldthwaite, Senior Vice President at The Steely Group

    What you’ll learn:

    • Practical tips for making defensible decisions about exempt status, via discussion of several hotly-litigated occupations
    • Obvious and not-so-obvious signs that an “independent contractor” should really be an employee
    • The surprisingly limited circumstances in which companies can employ unpaid “interns”

    We hope you’ll join us for this important and timely discussion.

    Register Now.

    About Neil H. Dishman:
    Neil is a Shareholder in the Chicago office of Jackson Lewis P.C., a national law firm representing management exclusively in workplace law and related litigation. He helps employers reduce risk and minimize legal costs by giving advice on difficult personnel decisions before litigation ensues. When litigation is unavoidable, Neil helps employers protect their assets and reputations by vigorously and efficiently defending them from employee lawsuits. He counsels and defends employers on a wide spectrum of issues, including race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability and sexual-orientation discrimination; sexual harassment; retaliatory discharge; Family and Medical Leave; and wage-hour compliance.