Overnight Open Thread

cliffster2/18/2010 7:58:28 am PST

re: #381 drcordell

Just stumbled across this article in the NYTimes. Thought I’d post it here for the benefit of Walter L. Newton. I seem to recall him roundly mocking me for describing CBS’ practice of classifying full time employees as “contractors.”

U.S. Cracks Down on “Contractors” as a Tax Dodge

If you get a 1099, you are an independent contractor. People in all industries get a desk, phone, and work the same job for months or even years and they keep their contractor status.