Independent Contractors v Employees | Brian JM Quinn | August 05, 2013

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Independent Contractors v Employees

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Principals will often hire “independent contractors” to undertake work on their behalf. What is the distinction between independent contractors and employees? Are independent contractors agents? And, if so what are the limits of their authority? EDIT PLAYLIST INFORMATION DELETE PLAYLIST

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  1. 2 Show/Hide More Kane Furniture Corp. v. Miranda
    Original Creator: Brian JM Quinn
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    This case further examines the distinction between independent contractors and agents. In addition, this case raises the question of the limits of a principal's liability for an employee and when an employee might be acting within the scope of their employment.
  2. 3 Show/Hide More Millsap v. Federal Express Corp.
    Original Creator: Brian JM Quinn
    In modern business organizations, much work is “outsourced” to independent contractors. Are independent contractors agents? If so, are principals liable for the actions of independent contractors?
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    In modern business organizations, much work is “outsourced” to independent contractors. Are independent contractors agents? If so, are principals liable for the actions of independent contractors?
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