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Section 1706: tech contractors and an unfair federal law



Harvey Shulman in the New York Times on the bad (but seemingly unrepealable) 1986 law that pressures employers into characterizing software and other technical contractors as payroll employees even if both sides would rather keep the relationship as one of independent contracting.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.