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Independent Contractors Are Great for Your Business - Except When They Are Really Employees

  • January 28, 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Job Service ND, 1350 32nd St S, Fargo, ND 58103
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Independent Contractors Are Great For Your Business Except When They Are Really Employees

        January 28th, 2020

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM 

at Job Service ND

1350 32nd St S.

Fargo, ND 58103

Registration will be capped at 70 attendees and will close when capacity is reached. 

To Register:  Independent Contractors Are Great for Your Business - Except When They Are Really Employees

Program Summary 

Legal implications of classifying workers as independent contractors and the pitfalls of misclassifications.

Learning Objectives


This will cover the following topics:

1. Understand what an independent contractor is.

2. Understand different independent contractor tests under federal and state laws.

3. Consequences for mischaracterization.

4. Implement best practices.

About the Speaker:

Beverley Adams, Fredrikson & Byron, represents employers and executives in the full range of employment-related matters, providing guidance on items such as employment investigations, disciplinary matters, employment contracts and union labor negotiations. She litigates in federal and state trial courts in North Dakota and Minnesota. Bev advises corporations on legal employment issues such as FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, workers’ compensation and workforce safety, wage and hour, ADA, Title VII – Civil Rights, whistleblower claims, retaliation claims, non-compete and non-disclosure matters. She also represents clients in union negotiations and grievance procedures under the National Labor Relations Act, including binding arbitration and investigations by the NLRB.

In addition to employment law, Bev brings a depth of health care law experience. She regularly advises health care providers, clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities and other health care organizations on patient care/HIPAA, physician employment contracts and compensation, medical staff bylaws and malpractice litigation management. She has expertise in health care management and compliance and frequently educates clients on risk management, helping them to better understand and control their risks and liabilities.

Prior to joining Fredrikson, Bev served as General Counsel at Sanford Health, the nation’s largest rural nonprofit health care system. As a member of Sanford’s in-house counsel, she served as the leadership team’s legal advisor on


  • Approved: 1.0 SHRM credit
  • Pending: 1.0 HRCI credit


Light breakfast will be provided. 


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