Nursing Home Operators Targeted in Increasing Number of Litigation Tied to 1099 Misclassification

Litigation tied to the use of independent contractors in the nursing home space has increased ever since the Department of Labor (DOL) in January cracked down on the criteria used to classify workers in the sector. Operators are being targeted, rather than the agencies supplying such staff, and the changes are bound to affect recruitment. […]

‘The Biggest Risk’: Inside the Litigation Pitfalls for SNF Operators Employing 1099 Workers

As nursing home staffing agencies popped up amid the pandemic’s exacerbated staffing crisis, so too have litigation pitfalls for operators eager to fill shifts as the staffing crisis continues. One such pitfall that is expected to become a huge issue for operators is related to bringing 1099 workers, or independent contractors, for clinical positions into […]