Information for Workers
A worker is considered to be an employee unless proven otherwise.
If your employer has misclassified you as an independent contractor, you may not be eligible for certain benefits, such as:
Unemployment benefits if you are laid off
Workers’ compensation insurance
If you feel you, or someone you know, may be misclassified or know of a business that may have misclassified workers, please take a few moments to submit the Worker Misclassification Inquiry
form or call 1-866-403-6163 (option 3), weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional information is available to help you Identify the Differences Between and Employee and a Contractor