Compliance "Check" for Arts Organizations: Workers Compensation, Independent Contractors & Unemployment Issues [NYSCA Webinar]
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)
Compliance "Check" for Arts Organizations: Workers Compensation, Idependent Contractors & Unemployment Issues [NYSCA Webinar]
Presented by Michael West, Esq., Legal Advisor, NYCON's Mid Hudson Valley Office
Virtually all employers in New York State - including nonprofit employers - must provide workers' compensation and unemployment "coverage" for their employees. For many nonprofit arts organizations specifically this world of compliance gets, well, more complicated. Many organizations have seasonal, time delimited or specialized artistic talent working on projects, shows, performances or exhibits. Determining who should and shouldn't be covered (who is an "employee" vs. an "independent contractor") is a priority for arts organizations and can save time, money and legal wrangling down the line.
This webinar will cover the details of workers comp and unemployment "coverage" as it applies to the special needs of nonprofit arts groups, how to determine "employee" status and risks of not properly defining employment status. We will also be discussing recent trends in New York State in regard to workers comp and unemployment. Come ready with your questions and our legal team will be there to assist you.
*Please note: this webinar is open only to NYSCA funded organizations.
When & Where
New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON)
Founded in 1927, NYCON is a 501(C)(3) membership-based, mission-driven, statewide association of diverse charitable nonprofit organizations. With over 2,800 members, we work to build the capacity of nonprofits and communities to enhance the quality of life through responsive, cost-effective service. Our mission-based activities are enhanced by two subsidiary corporations: Innovative Charitable Initiatives, Inc., and Council Services Plus.