Hiring Associates Toolkit

Short-term employees are considered employees by the State of California and require additional documentation. This toolkit covers hiring, paying and terminating temporary employees.

Hiring an Associate: When is the Right Time? (PDF)

Hiring or Becoming an Associate (PDF)

Finding the Right Associate: Navigating Through the Interview Process (PDF) 

'ABC test' is now the law, but it's not a free ticket for independent contractors (Article, 10/15/2019) 

Sample Associate Agreement (.doc)

Employers should use the ‘ABC’ test to determine non-dentist staff member classification (Article, 2/4/2021)

Considerations When Hiring an Associate Checklist (PDF)

Glad we could be helpful. Thanks for the feedback.

Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Your feedback will help us improve this article.

How helpful was this page?

Updated on Sat, 13 Feb 2021 by Catherine Foss