Court Rules Real Estate Agents Can Continue to be Independent Contractors

(c) Can Stock Photo(Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd) – The Massachusetts top court ruled today (June 3, 2015) that real estate brokerages can continue to  hire real estate agents as independent contractors. The decision is a finding against a group of real estate agents who filed suit claiming they were treated like employees and should have been receiving hourly wages and benefits.

For more about this topic, we recommend this Boston Globe article by Jack Newsham and Dan Adams: https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/06/03/sjc-says-real-estate-agents-can-treated-independent-contractors/21fnWOAXxsiZCVu8mITQuO/story.html

 

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