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Wed, Feb 28



Employee VS 1099

This workshop navigates the intricate landscape of employment classification, focusing on the critical distinctions between employees and 1099 independent contractors.

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Employee VS 1099
Employee VS 1099

Time & Location

Feb 28, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Kaneohe, 45-550 Kionaole Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA

About the Event


  • The difference between an Employee vs. 1099
  • What's the implications and consequences of misclassifying these two
  • What's the financial penalties and legal issues for both parties involved
  • How can you ensure you are in compliance with labor laws, tax regulations, etc.
  • What are the new HR regulations businesses should be aware of


  • State Wage & Hour Law and FLSA
  • Hourly/Non-Exempt Employees
  • Salary/Exempt Employees
  • Common Errors to Avoid
  • Existing 1099 Regulations
  • Overview of Hiring Independent Contractors
  • Tests Used to Determine Independent Contractor Status under Federal & State Laws
  • Best Practices to Consider When Hiring Independent Contractors
  • New 1099 Regulations effective March 2024
  • And more

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2024

WHERE: Koolau Ballrooms and Conference Center, Ka Waiwai Koolau, 45-550 Kionaole Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744

TIME: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

COST: $20 (lunch included)


Meet Our Experts and Presenters

Veronica "Nica" Nordyke

Client Training and Development Manager, ProService Hawaii

Nica leads ProService's Client Training & Development Team. Prior to joining ProService, Nica worked as an attorney with Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert and served as a Staff Attorney for Hawaii's Intermediate Court of Appeals.

Michelle Kim Stone

Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Hawaii Employers Council

Michelle has two decades of senior leadership experience in legal guidance and operational strategies. She has 20+ years as an attorney in employment, banking and corporate law. Prior to joining HEC, Michelle was in private practice at Carlsmith Ball, LLP.

The VBOC of the Pacific is a program of the University of Hawaii at Hilo funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author (s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. VBOC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for individuals with limited English proficiency as well as reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities. Please give two weeks advance notice.

Arrangements can be made by calling 988-1236.

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