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Employee Misclassification

Battling a Damaging Workplace Trend

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Thomas E. Perez

One of the most pervasive and damaging trends we are seeing in the workplace is the deliberate misclassification of workers by employers looking to cut costs. Two judgments announced this week in Utah and Arizona demonstrate our commitment to cracking down on this practice, whereby companies claim that their workers are not employees but independent contractors.

Dave Jamieson

An Exploited Workforce Comes One Step Closer To Unionizing

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business

A port trucking company in California has been ordered to hang a small notice that could become a big deal. As part of a settlement with the Teamst...

Open Letter to Congress: Two Employee Misclassification Bills Deserve Support

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

Two bills recently introduced in Congress take on the issue of employee misclassification which puts companies that properly classify their workers at...

Open Letter to IRS: End Employee Misclassification Now

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

It's time for the IRS to get serious about the practice of employee misclassification, which will continue to add billions in tax losses if left unchecked.