How to Figure Out the Employment Status of Your Crew—and Why It Matters

February 1, 2018

By David Walker

Photographers risk costly lawsuits if they violate state labor laws by misclassifying assistants and other crew. California attorney Douglas P. Roy explains the risks, and how to avoid them. PDN: Are photographers and production companies at risk for misclassifying employees? Douglas Roy: There are several aspects of law where obligations are different, depending on whether a worker is an independent...

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