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What employee rights do independent contractors give up?

When someone decides to be an independent contractor, instead of a standard employee, it comes with a number of differences. One is the tax forms that are given out, which are 1099s. These report earnings without taxes taken out, and contractors must then pay taxes like a business. So, what are some of the other key differences with regards to employee rights?

African American college grads may face discrimination

College graduates don't always have an easy time finding work, no matter what race or ethnicity they happen to be. This comes as a shock to some graduates who have always expected jobs to be waiting for them, but a college degree does not always guarantee a position and a salary.

There is a moral side to employment dispute resolution

Employment dispute resolution in Michigan can be complicated, and it can be approached in many different ways. Some have noted that key factors include things like economics, contract law, and negotiation. They have likened these disputes to examples of military strategy and even game theory.

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