Some reason for switching contractors to employess

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Some reason for switching contractors to employess

Postby Guest » Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:43 pm ... ees-2015-8

After reading this article it seems to me like exam companies choose from both sides as to what they could do and ask from us not matter what our classification is or was.

"The difference between the 1099 workers and W-2 employees, according to the IRS, is that for common-law employees, employers "must withhold income taxes, withhold and pay Social Security and Medicare taxes, and pay unemployment tax on wages paid." The same is not necessarily true for an independent contractor.

In addition, benefits are often extended to employees but not independent contractors, and employers have the right to control how a worker behaves — how to dress, for example, or specific customer interaction protocol — when they're an employee and not an independent contractor."

However for the last 6-7 yrs with examone I have had to do all the employees are subjected to including not being able to schedule my exams, being told what I had to wear, do online training with no pay, attend training with no pay or less then what they told you they would pay, brow beat into doing jobs I did not want to do so as to keep getting exams....... and the list goes on......

But I now see the current advertisement for whatever classification is : " part time, on call, at will employee" Is that another thing you never see when you sign the contract at an office and don't get a copy of?

Is this the current protection for these companies? After 15 years in this business they got the best of both worlds- I was treated as an employee but they did not have to pay social security or medicare or any other benefits. Pretty good savings on just me I would say- now multiply by the thousands just like me.

Now "sever that contract" with the 15 yr veteran 5 days after turn 64 for the reason " you said something against the company" .

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Re: Some reason for switching contractors to employess

Postby KMAexams » Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:57 pm

Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Maria Vecchio in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Quest Diagnostics, Inc., ExamOne World Wide Inc., and ExamOne LLC (Case No. 1:16-cv05165), alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York State Labor Laws.

The FLSA establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, and record keeping requirements for the private and public sector. There are varying eligibility requirements, which makes it all the more important to consult a Napoli Shkolnik attorney if you believe your employer failed to properly compensate you according to federal and state labor laws.

In the class action lawsuit Napoli Shkolnik filed, Ms. Vecchio alleges that Quest Diagnostics and its subsidiaries failed to (i) properly pay her minimum wage and overtime compensation, (ii) maintain accurate records of her hours worked, and (iii) reimburse her for necessary work-related expenses.

Anyone who worked at Quest (exam one), diagnostics quest, examone quest diagnostics or one of its subsidiaries within the past six years may be entitled to compensation if they have experienced similar treatment. Feel free to call us and schedule a free consultation with our team of experienced professionals. (212) 397-1000 ... s-examone/

Paul Maslo
(212) 397-1000 ext. 2561
Andrew Dressel
(212) 397-1000 ext. 2564

Please copy and paste, privately message anyone you may know that would like to join, this is nationwide for all examiners, the more examiners that join from different states the better. Hooper Holmes and Emsi have both had Fair Labor Standards Act Lawsuits against them and won. Do your research:)

Vecchio v. Quest Diagnostics Inc. et al case # 1:16-cv-05165 ... 140274.htm ... s-examone/ ... nd-examone ... tics-and-e ... _Inc_et_al

Lots of info online. Here are a few links with info.
Email or call both Paul Maslo and Andrew Dressel


Re: Some reason for switching contractors to employess

Postby Guest » Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:31 am

Okay KMA, you've copied and pasted this into about 30 different posting topics by now.

Unless you've got something to add to it like your own opinion or what you'd like to see people do with the info or things like that, enough is enough.

Just because something is in writing doesn't make it useful or valuable. Neither does slapping it here, there and everywhere.

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