New Research: Engage Independent, Freelance Workers – Without the Risk Kyle Fitzsimmons - October 1, 2015 10:00 AM | Categories: Risk Performance and Compliance, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management | Tags: Process & Best Practice, Research It's true: Businesses can get in the independent and freelance worker game without the compliance risk that can rear its ugly head. Andrew Karpie, research analyst, services and labor procurement, presents Businesses Can Engage Independent and Freelance Workers and Mitigate Compliance Risk – Here’s How. An excerpt: “Contingent workforce procurement practitioners have long discouraged the use of independent workers and freelancers as a way to avoid IC (independent contractor) risk due to IRS oversight/enforcement. Moreover, recent litigation and government guidelines and rulings on worker classification may heighten procurement's concerns about classification. At the same time, there is a significant trend of professional, skilled workers opting to work as independents, working for multiple companies and taking control over their work and career paths.” Get your copy today! Discuss this: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.