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Led By Foundation

Review/Advise on Independent Contractor Agreement

Summary:

Assist a nonprofit supporting Indian Muslim women by reviewing an Independent Contractor agreement and advising on implications under US law.

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): U.S. (nonprofit registered in MA)
About the Organization: Led By Foundation transforms Indian Muslim Women’s education into empowerment by providing them with real-life career skills, a supportive ecosystem, and access to the right opportunities and networks.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Decent Work and Economic Growth, Gender Equality, Reduced Inequalities
Legal Issue(s):

Led By Foundation is registered as a 501c3 in the United States and is also registered as a nonprofit in India. The organization’s CEO & Founder is based out of the United States, but the remaining four team members are in India. They are treated as independent contractors, not employees, and do not receive benefits. Currently, two of the four individuals are paid out of Led By’s U.S. bank account. Led By’s CEO is now seeking assistance reviewing the Independent Contractor agreement these individuals signed, as well as a consultation to discuss any red flags/implications under U.S. law.