Posts Tagged: volunteers

Is it Better to Use Volunteers or Unpaid Interns?

Does your nonprofit use volunteers or unpaid interns? You may remember that last year California started fining employers who misclassify employees between $5,000-15,000 per incident in addition to any other penalties or fines. This not only applies to when an employee is misclassified as an independent contractor, but can also apply when an employee is misclassified …


Nonprofit Volunteers to Become Mandatory Reporters

February 21, 2012 Posted by The Law Firm for Non-Profits, P.C. in News

If you are involved with or volunteer for a charity providing services to kids, there is a new bill moving through the legislature that you need to know about. The bill expands mandatory reporters of child abuse to include volunteers at nonprofit organizations. Failure to report is a crime punishable by imprisonment for 6 months, …