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Topic: Reclassification of my status from 1099 independent

Topic: Reclassification of my status from 1099 independent sales rep to W2 employee dating back to November 2015.Question:Would my former employer treat the possibility of me filing for reclassification of my status of a 1099 independent sales rep to W2 employee dating back to November 2015 and ending July 1 seriously enough to make a out of court settlement?Attached Files1099toW2***.pdf gives all the details which are also pasted in this window.Kevin****Agreement.pdf is the agreement.July 27, 2016Reclassification of my status from 1099 independent sales rep to W2 employee dating back to November 2015.Dear Attorney,Would my former employer treat the possibility of me filing for reclassification of my status of a 1099 independent sales rep to W2 employee dating back to November 2015 and ending July 1 seriously enough to make a out of court settlement?Excerpt from attached agreement:“Description of Services: Consultant will provide consulting services related to expanding the business, creating sales and generating revenues for the company”This is the only document signed or otherwise acknowledged in writing the nature of my employment.Here are some of the characteristics of my working arrangement which might be helpful in establishing a credible, not certain to win, case.The product I tried to sell was not ready for market as illustrated by the growth of global sales from ZERO to ZERO over two years ending July 1, 2016. I moved into other roles which would be classified as marketing and those fit my professional background in marketing. I offered market analysis, strategies, new product development expertise and attended meetings held by the Owner & President, the VP of Sales and Marketing, and others. I worked normal hours from 8am-5pm weekdays in the company office since Nov 12, 2015. They provided me a company cell and business cards, as well as, the title of "Director of Business Development". I had a direct reporting relationship with the VP of Sales and Marketing. I was given a company shirt and ordered to wear it on Wednesday's to brand our company. Additionally, in my independent contractor agreement I was required to work a minimum of 20 hours per week unless otherwise approved by the company. My picture, title and biography was listed in the company information as team member on its website. The contract is attached. My new boss as of June explicity told me that I need to be hired because he has “seen enough employement situations to know what is and is not a 1099 position.”After promising for months to hire me as a salaried W2 at a rate of $5000 per month which I offered because I naively thought it would help the company get through this tough stage. However, I stipulated that my salary would need to be market based by September of 2016 or once another round of investment was gained. Interestingly he hired three more people before starting to pay me still under the 1099 arrangement. Finally, in April the company found new investors and promised to hire me soon as an employee reporting to the new “VP of Administration”. I was paid four times from April to May of 2015 totaling only $6000 (from which I owe 12.4% Fica) (vs. $17,000 owed). In June he told me in front of the HR Director (his wife) that not only would he pay all the back wages from April and May, but catch up for June by month's end. The owner had fulfilled on $6000 of the $17,000 he acknowledges he owes me. If I were treated as a W2 since starting, I would have earned $44,000 including his FICA obligation.

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