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Part 2: Six of Nine Conditions - General Private Employers
Condition One - Held Out as a Business
The individual advertises or otherwise affirmatively holds himself or herself out as being in business.
Explanation of Condition One
The worker must make the public aware that he or she is engaged in a business endeavor. This can be accomplished by some form of advertising, such as using business cards, posting notices regarding the services, or having an actual place of business.
Cases studies relevant to condition one based upon cases decided by the Labor and Industrial Review Commission (LIRC), Wisconsin Circuit Courts, and Wisconsin Appellate Courts