Sunday, March 15, 2009

Advice for Nonprofits Downsizing to Independent Contractors

Blue Avocado offered the following question about transitioning employees to independent contractors for their Ask Rita in HR series (written by Ellen Aldridge & Pamela Fyfe):

Q: Our nonprofit group home has to downsize and as part of our reorganization we are considering changing some of our employees into independent contractors as a cost-saving measure. If we did that, we wouldn't have to pay for benefits and we'd have more flexibility - we could match our personnel to our workload. What is the potential downside to making that change?

Read what their answer is here.

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