Worker's Compensation - Worker Classification

Nine Requirements Test - Independent Contractor

Requirement Six - Receive Compensation Under a Contract on a Commission, Per Job, or Competitive Bid Basis

The individual receives compensation for work or service performed under a contract on a commission or per job or competitive bid basis and not on any other basis.

Explanation of Requirement Six

An employing unit satisfies this requirement by showing that the individual:

  1. Is paid for work or service performed under a contract. The contract can be oral or written.
  2. Is paid on a commission basis, or;
  3. Is paid on a per job basis, or;
  4. Is paid on a competitive bid basis;
  5. Is not paid on any other basis

Case Studies

Case studies relevant to Requirement Six based upon cases decided by the Labor and Industry Review Commission (LIRC), Wisconsin Circuit Courts and Wisconsin Appellate Courts

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