Independent Contractors: Michigan
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor
- Courts have applied an economic reality test to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under Michigan's wage and hour laws. See Wage and Hour.
- Michigan government agencies use the IRS 20-Factor Test for purposes of workers' compensation and unemployment insurance. See Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Insurance.