May
26

Interesting post on Section 530 of the IRS code

http://louisprovenzano.wordpress.com/#!/entry/852 I thought this post by Lou was interesting. He refers to himself as a “founder” of our business! The Language business has an established Safe Haven for using Independent Contractors, going back 25 years or more

May
23

Our talk at Association of Language Company presentation

ALC 2011: Contractor versus Employee 21 May The Association of Language Companies (ALC) puts on its annual conference in Las Vegas on May 18-21, 2011. Contractor vs. Employee: Introduction to the Contract Interpreter Information Center (CIIC) Bill Graeper (Certified Languages Internationals), Vic Marcus (Northwest Interpreters, Inc.), Francesco Pagano ( Interpreters and… read more »

May
20

Language Line Services Responds to LSA

Here’s LLS response to the LSA announcements: http://www.phillyburbs.com/my_town/willow_grove/language-line-services-responds-to-lsa-claims-of-court-wins/article_633cd3f6-8277-11e0-82fc-0019bb30f31a.html

May
20

Nice victory in Pennsylvania

LSA claims a win in PA for the use of independent contractors. Here’s the link: http://www.sys-con.com/node/1839967

May
18

New effort for Kansas

This just came through. State of Kansas will be looking into “misclassification” by companies. Here’s the link: http://fleeson.com/2011/05/14/kansas-cracks-down-on-misclassification-of-employees-as-independent-contractors/

May
05

ATA President Hartmann’s take on Freelancers

This from an article in the April ATA Chronicle President Hartmann Article on IC

May
05

Congress tightening misclassification

Here’s another article http://www.riskandinsurance.com/story.jsp?storyId=533337657

May
04

Disturbing News from Kansas

There was some legislation that passed the Kansas House recently regarding “misclassification” of independent contractors, and declaring that repeat misclassification may result in misdemeanor penalties. Here’s the article http://www.kansasreporter.org/73778.aspx