Tools 2 Succeed Announces Availability of "Independent Contractors in California" e-Learning Course for SHRM PDCs and HRCI California Credit

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The "Independent Contractors in California" e-Learning Course has been pre-approved for 2 HRCI California Credits and 2 SHRM PDCs. A subscription to the course can be purchased as part of a package of HRCI and SHRM Recertification Credits.

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It is essential for California HR professionals to understand the differences between employees and independent contractors and the ramifications of misclassification.

The Tools 2 Succeed "Independent Contractors in California" e-Learning course was developed by Jacquiline M. Wagner, Esq., President of JMW Seminars, and is pre-approved for 2 HRCI California credits and 2 SHRM PDCs. It can be purchased as part of a package of HRCI and SHRM Recertification Credits.

This course discusses how we ascertain the difference between circumstances in which a service provider is an employee (and a principal is an employer) and circumstances in which the service provider is an independent contractor (and the principal is a client).

Course Objectives:

  • What an Independent Contractor is according to the California Labor Code
  • The advantages of contracting with an independent contractor
  • That protection of service providers is a matter of public policy
  • The "Laundry List" of protections afforded an employee in California
  • How to determine whether a service provider is an independent contractor or an employee
  • California state agencies which police Independent Contractor status
  • Statutory presumptions of employment status
  • The ramifications of misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor in California
  • Reporting requirements when engaging an independent contractor in California
  • Liability for conduct toward and by an independent contractor
  • Indemnification of staffing agencies
  • Best practices

Sheryl Tuchman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Founder and CEO of Tools 2 Succeed, Inc. said, "It is essential for California HR professionals to understand the differences between employees and independent contractors and the ramifications of misclassification."

About Tools 2 Succeed, Inc.
Tools 2 Succeed provides business training, consulting, and coaching services to facilitate organizational growth and change. Services include onsite leadership training Los Angeles, sexual harassment prevention training, outplacement services, and an extensive offering of e-learning courses. They are an approved provider of the Human Resource Certification Institute, offering low-cost programs for HRCI recertification credit in addition to e-Learning courses for PHR (Professional in Human Resources) and SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification preparation. Tools 2 SUCCEED is also an Approved Provider of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), offering low-cost programs for SHRM recertification credit. They are based in Southern California and serve clients in all 50 United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, plus 50 countries.

About Jacquiline M. Wagner, Esq., President of JMW Seminars:
For almost twenty years, Ms. Wagner has enjoyed training hundreds of employers and supervisors in an assortment of industries concerning all aspects of employment law, including sexual harassment prevention, sensitivity training, I-9 procedures and No-Match Letter protocols, alternative work schedules, reasonable accommodations, as well as a wide array of MCLE topics.

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