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There have been cases where the workers fought this classification and filled a suit to get an employee status. The technological advancements of the last decades are changing the workforce irreversibly and forever. As the internet is making … [Read more...] about Workers Compensation Doesn’t Cover Gig Workers, but There May Be a Solution
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Even if your boss claims you were working as an independent contractor, there are ways to prove you weren't. Having workers’ compensation coverage is mandatory in Missouri. Any business owner or company must carry workers’ compensation to insure … [Read more...] about What to Do If You Have Been Misclassified as an Independent Contractor
If you are working as an independent contractor, it is important to understand what your legal options are if you are injured on the job. Being an independent contractor typically means that you have more freedom to do what you want. Since … [Read more...] about Can Independent Contractors Claim Workers Compensation?