August 23, 2019

Is it a bad idea to give an independent contractor a company email address so that if they engage with a client it looks like they are working on behalf of the organization?

There are many other factors to consider, however there can indeed be concerns with assigning an organizationally controlled email address. Discuss with your employment lawyer if there is a feasible workaround. In some cases, it might be a viable option to use such emails.