Unemployment Insurance - Worker Classification

Part 1: Control or Direction - General Private Employers

Factor Four - Times or Order or Sequence (Case Studies)

Whether the services of the individual are required to be performed at times or in a particular order or sequence established by the employing unit.

Note: This factor in the new law is based upon employment status criteria found in older laws, as well as in the current law applicable to government units and nonprofit organizations. Therefore, cases decided under the new law are listed first, and the relevant cases decided under the other laws follow.

Case Studies relevant to Factor Four

LIRC Decisions

Services required at times or in particular order or sequence:

Services not required at times or in particular order or sequence:

LIRC case decided under law applicable to government units and nonprofit organizations:

Further Reading and Research

Read and research further LIRC, circuit court and court of appeals cases on Factor Four:

  • EE 450.01d - Employee - s. 108.02(12)(bm)1.d. – services performed at times or in particular order or sequence established by employing unit.

Relevant cases under the law for government units and nonprofit organizations:

  • EE 411 s.108.02 (12) (c) direction and control/independently established tests, generally
  • EE 412 - Employee - s.108.02 (12) (c) 1. - "direction and control"

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