Texas teacher fired for not signing pledge to refuse to boycott Israel

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Jun 2007
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I understand how all this works, having both been and had and employee and a contractor, and having processed the paperwork for both (though when my now-defunct partnership had an employee, we hired a payroll service, but I still had to manage that relationship). What I was saying is that merely processing the paperwork this way is not dispositive.

Being an Independent Contractor vs. Employee - FindLaw
In my case, my status has a lot to do with how the state funds Medicaid services and what department I'm under which is Developmental Disabilities. Clients can choose their caregivers this way & it's better than an agency because who knows what you'll get.