Do you ask applicants what year they graduated from high school or college (or otherwise finished their education)? Does your application request that information? Watch out!
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Q. We want to bring on a worker to help finish up a contract that we have with a customer. The contract and work will end in a few months. To ease in setting this up and to avoid any long-term commitment, I’d like to hire the individual as a contractor and not an employee. Can I do this?