John Ho, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment Department, discusses drafting independent contractor agreements in Bloomberg Law. Contractual provisions included in an independent contractor agreement are highly fact sensitive and ultimately depend on the nature of the services being provided. A specific kind of clause for one type of service may be a strong indication of employment status, while in another it may not necessarily compromise independent contractor status. Corporate counsel can utilize this checklist to determine how courts and administrative agencies have or may review certain clauses in independent contractor agreements.
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