Sometimes, we are designated as Independent Contractors.
Once in a while, I hear us referred to as Consultants.
Less frequently, we're Employees.
What's the difference between these designations, and, more importantly, how does it affect the teaching artist's pocketbook?
Frankly, I have no clue, so I am providing some handy links to information about this topic. Maybe you and your customer, client, or boss can sit down and figure it out together?
Three articles are below:
Answers About Freelancers @ The New York Times
Ban the Label "Freelancer" @ Findlaw
What is the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee @ About.com
Also: You Never Give Me Your Money - The Four