Film: Employee Misclassification

Are you an independent contractor?

If an employer calls you an independent contractor, but treats you like an employee, you may be “misclassified.” This video helps explain one of the most common but misunderstood forms of wage theft – independent contractor misclassification.
If you think you may have been misclassified, or have questions about
independent contractor misclassification, you can contact:

Public Justice Center’s Workplace Justice Project
1-877-3-JUST PAY (12 numbers)

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR)
Division of Labor & Industry
(410) 767-2236 or
You can also visit their webpage at:
This video was produced in conjunction with the Community College of Baltimore County Digital Media Production Services and in collaboration with Bill Barry and the Labor Studies Program at CCBC. For more information and links to additional videos, click here. The Public Justice Center is not responsible for the content of videos created for this project by other individuals and organizations.