Beyond 'Economic Realities': The Case for Amending Federal Employment Discrimination Laws to Include Independent Contractors
37 Pages Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Date Written: 1997
Independent contractors fall outside of the protections of federal employment discrimination law. This article examines federal case law distinguishing between employees and independent contractors and argues for statutory amendments that would directly extend coverage to independent contractors.
Keywords: Independent contractors, discrimination law, contingent workforce, Dunlop Commission
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