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Do the companies control when, where, and how you perform your job? Do you work directly for the employers or for a temp agency?
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No to when, where and how. I am given a task and work from my home office at my own discression billing for actual hours work at the end of the month. I work directly with the employer. No temp agency is involved.
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Hello again, and thank you for providing this additional information.Since you perform the work at your discretion and the company does not perform when, where, or how you perform the work, you would typically be considered an independent contractor and not an employee. As an IC, you are not typically entitled to worker's comp insurance benefits unfortunately.Here is a link which sets out the test to determine whether a worker is an IC or employee so you can review it further in determining whether you should be treated as an employee, but from the facts you have provided, it appears you are properly classed as an IC:http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/faq_independentcontractor.htm
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