Who Counts as an Employee
The term “employee” includes all full-time, part-time and temporary workers, as well as unpaid interns, volunteers and certain types of independent contractors.
An independent contractor counts as an employee for purposes of training if the contractor has been performing services each working day over the course of 20 consecutive weeks.
Nonsupervisory employees must complete one hour of training every two years.
Supervisory employees must complete two hours of training every two years.
A “supervisor” is anyone who has the authority to conduct any one of the following activities:
• Address grievances
• Direct the daily work activities of anyone else
If you are not sure whether a particular employee is a supervisor, err on the side of caution and have them take the two hour training.