Department of Labor Misclassification Investigations Target Construction/Landscaping

2018-04-23T23:55:18-05:00March 28th, 2013|Construction Contractor Advisor, Employees|

As I've mentioned in earlier posts, the Department of Labor has stepped up enforcement of the rules distinguishing between independent contractors and employees. Now, the Department of Labor has targeted certain industries for worker misclassification investigations. These industries include: Drywall Landscaping Cleaning Companies Property Management A quick search of Department of Labor settlements shows that this not an idle threat. A Minneapolis general contractor agreed to pay $430,000, even though the wage [...]