Tag Archives: Independent Contractor

Real Estate Agents Not Covered by Independent Contractor Statute

In 2004, the Massachusetts Legislature passed M.G.L. c. 149, § 148B, known as the independent contractor statute, to prevent the misclassification of employees as independent contractors, which would deny them benefits they would otherwise be entitled to as employees.  When … Continue reading

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A Gentle Reminder About Proper Workforce Classification

Contractors and Employers Beware:  Misclassification of employees as independent contractors can be expensive.  G.L. c. 149, §148B establishes the standard for determining whether an individual performing services for another should be classified as an employee or independent contractor.  Section 148B provides … Continue reading

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