Do you run a brokerage or a team? Do you have someone who does part-time work for your business on the side that you pay as an independent contractor? If so, you may be playing with a loaded gun that can literally bankrupt your business. online poll by Opinion Stage // You may already know about the lawsuits filed against Coldwell Banker and Redfin alleging that their agents were acting as employees rather than independent contractors. Given how slowly the courts move and that any verdict will probably be appealed, this story fell off my radar. At our recent Awesome Females in Real Estate (AFIRE) conference, however, Leslie Appleton-Young, the chief economist and vice president of the California Association of Realtors, indicated how such lawsuits could fundamentally c...
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