Misclassified Workers Create Quandaries

Law360, New York (March 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Should a worker be classified as an employee or an independent contractor? That's an increasingly important question for business owners, as government agencies ramp up their efforts to uncover companies that get it wrong, and class actions over misclassification pile up in courts around the country.

But if a company realizes that a mistake has been made, and a significant amount of its workforce needs to be redesignated, how can a business go about the task without adding to its troubles?

“The truth is, that question...
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