Continuing on with my new series for unemployment tips, I want to address covered employment. Sometimes, employers will argue that a certain job should be classified as “noncovered employment“. They do this to avoid or reduce taxes.
Unemployment Tip # 004 – If identified an issue, Applicants should always make a legal argument whey their job classification should be a covered job versus otherwise.
Applicants often see this issue with contracting or independent contractor jobs and those serving government entities. Unfortunately, Applicants in Minnesota are often tricked into assuming it doesn’t matter. For those wishing to acquire benefits, it matters.