Just because a person signs a contract agreeing to do work as an independent contractor does not mean they are in fact truly independent contractors under the Internal Revenue Code (and its state counterparts), Pennsylvania Unemployment Law, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII (and similar state laws), Workers' Compensation laws, the Fair Labor Standards Act (overtime) or under the "common law" (i.e. laws established through court decisions over the years).
|Workers Cannot by Signing a Contract Waive Their Rights |
Under State and Federal Employment Rights
Since Independent Contractors miss out on such an incredibly wide array of important rights, benefits and protections, companies have been known to make it a common practice to intentionally mislabel people who should be treated as w-2 employees, calling them Independent Contractors instead.
|Misclassified Workers Can Win Big $$$|
|Helping Misclassified Workers in Pennsylvania Since 1991|
Philadelphia Are Employment Attorney Representing Independent Contractors
John A. Gallagher is an employment lawyer who represents employees in Pennsylvania.
John typically represents employees who need an employment lawyer in Philadelphia County, Chester County, Delaware County, Bucks County, Berks County, Lancaster County and Montgomery County.
Pennsylvania Employment Attorney Provides Free Telephone Consultations
If you are looking for an employment lawyer, and live in Malvern, Wayne, King of Prussia, Downingtown, Glenside, Doylestown, Radnor, Newtown Square, Exton, Philadelphia, West Chester, Skippack, Langhorne, Haverford, Nether Providence, Broomall, Drexel Hill, Reading or any of their surrounding towns, feel free to send me an e-mail or give me a call. I am always glad to spend some time with people via a free telephone consultation.
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