Use of the strict ‘ABC’ test for independent contractor status is still a point of contention in proposed U.S. legislation
By: Brian Bennett
Passage of the PRO Act by the full U.S. House of Representatives is the biggest shot across the bow to independent contractor status in recent history.
One of the core issues for the Direct Selling Association (DSA) and direct selling throughout our storied history has been protecting the independent contractor status of the salesforce. When legislation goes to undermine that relationship, it has the potential to throw into disarray our way of doing business. H.R. 842, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, would do just that.
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