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Contractor? Employee? More than 500 Idaho employers got this wrong last year (access required)

Idaho employers had to reclassify 2,489 independent contractors as employees and pay $240,000 in fines in 2016 after the Idaho Department of Labor found they were misclassifying workers. Several of those businesses classified workers as contractors when in fact the Department of Labor saw them as employees. Businesses that do this risk inflated worker's compensation insurance ...

About Benton Alexander Smith

Benton Alexander Smith is a reporter for the Idaho Business Review, covering the Idaho Legislature, new business, technology and financial services.