One American company was working on a fulltime basis with an IT freelancer in Slovakia for approximately three years. The American HR director decided to contact Acumen International to employ this freelancer. The HR director feared that would risk an employee / independent IT contractor misclassification case sometime in the future. We provided an offer..
1. One Client now with us was previously with another HR Agency. They terminated the contract due to the complaint of the employee benefit scheme poorly managed. As a result, the client’s employees were not getting quarterly and monthly statements. After we took over, we discovered the Agency had not remitted both the employer’s and..
The ride-hailing service has long maintained its drivers are independent contractors. In a decision that could majorly impact the gig economy, British judges disagree. A London court ruled Friday that Uber drivers should be classified as employees, rather than independent contractors. The decision could have serious ramifications on the ride-hailing company and its so-called “gig..
The question of whether a worker is an employee or contractor is often a grey area of law but particularly relevant to direct selling companies and the salesforce they engage. This issue was considered in depth by the Full Federal Court (the Full Court) in Ace Insurance Limited v Trifunovski . The Full Court upheld..