Tips on Hiring Gig or Independent Workers
by Foster LLP, on Immigration Updates
For workers who seek more autonomy, more flexibility, or a second income, the idea of a freelance job, or “gig,” may sound like a good option. For employers who can’t provide full-time employment and benefits or who need temporary additional services, hiring freelance and gig workers may also sound like a good option. But U.S. employers must still remember to comply with immigration and antidiscrimination laws when dealing with such workers, otherwise known as independent contractors.
Click here to learn about some frequently asked questions and tips for immigration compliance when dealing with an independent contractor workforce, especially in light of even more scrutiny under the Buy American and Hire American (BAHA) executive order.