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If I have been considered an independent contractor, even

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If I have been considered an independent contractor, even though I am told where to go, what breaks I can have and what time I am allowed to leave am I indeed an independent contractor or an employee? This is a question I have had for 26 years working for the same Seminar Company. Are they also allowed to discontinue calling you after that many years with no notice or conversation?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I am working on your answer and will be right back!

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

from facts mentioned, you have been misclassified, and you may pursue reclassification through labor board, IRS, or initially having a lawyer negotiate a settlement with the company. As for not calling you, that is a matter of company discretion, whether an employee or a contractor.

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

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