ClearPath Contingent Workforce Compliance Experts to Present Best Practices at HR West 2014


Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — The use of contract workers, consultants and temps has grown exponentially over the last several years to become a core part of the workforce mix. However, many companies struggle to implement the best method for engaging their contractors or effectively deal with the associated compliance issues.

ClearPath Workforce Management’s VP of Compliance and Client Services, Sue Ortiz, along with Jason Posel, SVP, Strategy and Solutions will be hosting an educational seminar titled ‘Best Practices for Effectively Engaging the Contingent Worker’. The session is being held on April 29th and will provide an excellent introductory session for those wanting to get to grips with the underlying aspects of using contract workers including payment options and potential risks.

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The session will cover the following topics:

Contractor Compliance: The session will look at the importance of correctly classify your contract workers and the challenges HR reps face when trying to stay in compliance with Independent Contractor regulations, co-employment issues, and wage & hour rules. Also covered are the financial ramifications of misclassifying workers and a look at some real numbers to provide an idea of the potential financial risk companies face should they be audited.

Cost-effective Options to Engage and Pay Contract Workers: Get a high level view of best-practice models that companies use to engage and pay contract workers. Understand how best to engage contractors sourced internally without the use of a staffing firm, and examine options to help determine the best model for your firm. Having the right partners in place can help to significantly reduce costs, streamline processes and minimize internal administration.

Learn critical compliance best practices as well as ways to consolidate your contracts and administration.

Event: HR West 2014, California's premier HR event, brought to you by the NCHRA

Location: Oakland Convention Center

Who Should Attend? HR Professionals Hiring Managers Recruiters

Most sessions qualify for recertification credits toward your PHR, SPHR, PHR-CA, SPHR-CA and GPHR.

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About ClearPath Workforce Management: For over 20 years, ClearPath has helped companies reduce the risks and administration involved in engaging contractor workers, consultants and temps, while driving down the cost of paying them. From determining if they should be a 1099 or W-2, to all the on-boarding and ongoing administration involved in paying them, we take care of it. We specialize in W-2 Third Party Payroll (Employer of Record); Independent Contractor Engagement (Agent of Record); and Independent Contractor Compliance. ClearPath is a certified WBE based in Northern California, delivering solutions throughout the US, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada.


Jason Posel