As proper worker classification remains in the spotlight, the standards by which a worker is properly classified as an independent contractor continue to confuse business owners and contingent workers alike. Conflicting federal and state guidelines applied by various government agencies and courts — think recent Uber and FedEx cases — have left both companies and workers scratching their heads.
What makes an independent contractor an IC? In August 2016, Arizona enacted the Declaration of Independent Business Status law in an attempt to provide clarity to this increasingly pertinent issue.
Under DIBS, workers in Arizona may sign a declaration to confirm their status […]