Michael Abbott Comments on Classification of Employees Under the Affordable Care Act

12 September 2013 News

The Houston Chronicle discussed the Affordable Care Act as a new reason for companies to make sure their employees aren't misclassified as independent contractors. The misclassification of employees is a common practice, but Gardere Partner Michael A. Abbott says it's easy to spot and encourages his clients to correctly classify their workforce in advance of the new health care law.

"Thanks to what's known as the Microsoft decision more than a decade ago, many companies are already prepared for the fallout in case they made an error," said Mr. Abbott.

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