Re: employment law, overtime

Subject: Re: employment law, overtime
From: Ned Bedinger <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 21:23:04 -0800

Gene Kim-Eng wrote:
> This is the result of the widespread misuse of the term
> "contractor." Unless you are carrying your own 1099
> or corp-to-corp contract, you are not a contractor. If
> you are working through an agency, the agency is the
> contractor and you are a temporary employee of the
> contractor. If you are not working through an agency,
> then you are a temporary employee of the company,
> their use of the term "contractor" notwithstanding.

I agree that there are important distinctions, but also note that, fwiw,
agency contractors were invited to join the class action suit for
retroactive benefits against Microsoft. I dunno if they got awards.

Ned Bedinger
doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com
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References:
employment law, overtime: From: Jay Maechtlen
Re: employment law, overtime: From: Jay Maechtlen
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