What should I do? I believe we’re misclassifying some of our workers — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
I handle our company’s payroll and suspect that we are misclassifying some workers—in terms of both exempt/nonexempt status and employee/independent contractor status. I told the owner about my concerns, but he has chosen to do nothing. Am I personally liable for this as the payroll administrator? Do I have an obligation to do more than alert the owner?—Sherry
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