Senate Considers Another Independent Contractor Misclassification Bill

2018-04-23T23:55:15-05:00January 9th, 2014|Construction Contractor Advisor, Worker Classification|

The Senate is considering Payroll Fraud Prevention Act which would impose significant penalties on contractors that misclassify their employees as independent contractors. The bill’s sponsors deem this practice payroll fraud and assert that employers that engage in payroll fraud evade tax laws and deprive workers of benefits and workers compensation protection. This is the ninth independent contractor misclassification law introduced since 2007. Given the current discord in Congress, the chances [...]