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Wanta Presents on Independent Contractor Misclassification


Feb 18, 2021

Yesterday, firm partner Shawn Wanta presented a CLE through the Minnesota State Bar Association alongside Zaylore Stout of Zaylore Stout & Associates, LLC and Gina Janeiro of Jackson Lewis P.C. Titled “Who’s the Boss? The ever-shifting landscape of Independent Contractors, Misclassification and Joint Employers”, the panelists discussed the evolving laws regarding independent contractor status, misclassification, and joint employer status. The panelists spoke on the changes of law to date and how to anticipate changes in the new administration.

Shawn Wanta is a founding partner of Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP. He leads the firm’s class and complex litigation practice group and has consistently been named a Rising Star in class actions/mass torts by his peers. Shawn has fought and secured settlements on behalf of thousands of workers unlawfully misclassified as independent contractors. If you believe your company may have misclassified your position, contact us for a free initial consultation.


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