1. Employment Contracts:
Review the terms of your contracts to assess whether they resemble employment agreements.
2. Control over Work:
Examine whether the client exercises significant control over your tasks and work methods.
Determine if you have the right to send a substitute worker in your place.
4. Mutuality of Obligation:
Check if there is an ongoing obligation for the client to provide work and for you to accept it.
5. Financial Risk:
Assess the level of financial risk you bear in your engagements, including liability for mistakes.
6. Equipment and Tools:
Identify who provides the necessary equipment and tools for the job.
7. Integration into the Client's Business:
Evaluate the extent to which you are integrated into the client's organization.
8. Right of Dismissal:
Determine whether the client has the power to terminate your services.
9. Working Hours:
Examine whether you are required to work fixed hours or have flexibility in your schedule.
10. Multiple Engagements:
Review your work history to determine if you have multiple clients or rely heavily on one.