Employees or Independent Contractors:
What Happens If State Agencies Disagree with How You Classify Your Teaching Staff?

Presented by Julia Judish, Special Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, and Gary Kissiah, Esq., RYT 200, Gary Kissiah Law | Published on: June 29, 2016

About this Workshop

Confused by worker classification? Do you know how to determine whether the teachers at your studio are employees or independent contractors? Why do some state agencies insist that schools and studios treat their 1099 teachers as employees? Join us for this informative session to learn about important issues regarding proper worker classification. In this workshop, you will learn what you can do to comply with state and federal laws and protect yourself and your business.

About Julia Judish & Gary Kissiah, RYT 200

Julia Judish is a Special Counsel in Pillsbury’s employment practice and regularly represents nonprofits on a full range of employment and governance issues. Gary Kissiah, Esq., RYT 200, has been studying and practicing yoga since 2000. He has a Certificate of Yoga Philosophy from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Gary published the Light on Law series of books that cover law and business matters for yoga studios, teachers and wellness businesses.

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