Louisiana Independent Contractor or Employee? Required
The Independent Contractor or Employee? is an employee classification law poster by the Louisiana Office Of Human Resources. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Louisiana, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it. This poster discusses what an independent contractor is and employer consequences for misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer Program. Auxiliary aids and services are a\ vailable upon request to individuals with disabilities. 1-800-259-5154 (TDD)www.laworks .net This notice must be posted in a conspicuous place, setting forth information to effectuate this purpose. R.S. 23:1711 September 2012 ATTENTION ALL EMPLOYEES, EMPLOYERS, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS: The law says that you are an employee unless: • You are free from direction and control in performing your job, AND • You perform work that is not part of the usual work done by the business that hired you OR is not performed on the business’s premises, AND • You are customarily engaged in an independently established trade, occupation, profession or business. Your employer cannot consider you to be an independent contractor unless all three of these facts apply to your work. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW FOR AN EMPLOYER TO MISCLASSIFY EMPLOYEES AS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS OR PAY EMPLOYEES OFF THE BOOKS. Employee Rights: If you are an employee, you are entitled to: • Unemployment bene ﬁ ts, if unemployed through no fault of your own, able to work, and meet other eligibility requirements • Workers’ Compensation beneﬁ ts for on-the-job injuries. It is a violation of this law for employers to retaliate against anyone who asserts their rights under the law. Retaliation subjects an employer to civil penalties, a lawsuit or both. If you have questions about whether you are an employee or independent contractor, or you want to ﬁ le a complaint, call the Louisiana Workforce Commission Fraud Hotline at 1-(800)-201- 3362 . Independent Contractors: If you are an independent contractor, you must pay all taxes required by Louisiana and Federal Law. Employer Consequences: Pursuant to Louisiana Employment Security Law R.S. 23:1711 (G): Penalties for misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor include: • Fines of up to $500 per worker per instance • Imprisonment for up to 90 days • Prohibited from contracting with any state agency or political subdivision of the state for three years.
Other Louisiana Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS
There are an additional eleven optional and mandatory Louisiana labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
|Poster Name||Poster Type|
|Mandatory Notice of Compliance to Employees||Workers Compensation Law|
|Mandatory Notice to Workers (U.I. benefits)||Unemployment Law|
|Mandatory Earned Income Credit (EIC)||Miscellaneous Law|
|Mandatory Out-of-State Motor Vehicles||Miscellaneous Law|
|Mandatory Timely Payment of Wages||General Labor Law Poster|
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