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It’s Not All in a Name: Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Liability Concerns

Webinar
4.06.16

A wave of lawsuits and increased scrutiny over joint employer and independent contractor relationships, as well as guidance from government agencies, have generated tremendous pressure on healthcare employers, causing them to rethink relationships and contracts. Whether an employer is deemed a joint employer has significant repercussions for liability purposes. Similarly, whether workers are properly classified as independent contractors or employees can have huge financial implications for healthcare providers.

Please join Husch Blackwell attorneys for a discussion of some of the major legal risks surrounding joint employment and independent contractor issues and recommended approaches to mitigating these risks.

Topics

  • Joint employer status
  • Independent contractor vs. employee
  • Potential damages related to overtime, tax issues and other possible liability
  • Economic realities and common law tests
  • Helpful tips for avoiding liability

Date and Time
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Noon - 1:00 p.m. CDT

Presenters
Randy Thompson, Partner
Kevin Koronka, Partner

Who Should Attend
CEOs, COOs, general counsel, associate general counsel, HR officers and other senior leaders of healthcare organizations.

Continuing Education Credits
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas continuing legal education credit. HR Certification Institute and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recertification credits are also pending. 

Questions?
Contact Shana Hoy at 816.983.8809.