Having Employees/Independent Contractors

Whether building a team or adding talent to your company, hiring decisions are among the most difficult and important choices to make. Your first questions will be do you hire full-time or part-time employees or do you hire subcontractors to perform specific projects on an as-needed basis? This section is designed to help you with your hiring decisions and compliance requirements. (22)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standards
Small businesses, particularly those in high-hazard industries or involved in hazardous operations, can work with safety and health consultants to identify workplace hazards, receive advice on compliance with OSHA standards, and receive assistance in establishing safety and health programs for their employees. (22)


Additional Information:

Arizona Entrepreneur's Edge, Chapter 6: Hiring Employees and Contract Labor – Labor Guidelines and Workforce Programs

ARIZONA@WORK is the statewide workforce development network that helps employers of all sizes and types recruit, develop and retain the best employees for their needs. Through the support of federal funding, services are provided at no charge. (22)

The Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) provides a wide variety of state, region and local labor market, demographic and economic data, including: employment statistics, wage and price indices, etc. (22)