Monthly Archives: January 2013

Feds Collect $9.5 Million for Misclassified ICs

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According to a Staffing Industry Analyst article more than $9.5 million in back wages has been collected for 11,400 workers misclassified as independent contractors since September 2011, the U.S. Department of Labors’ Wage and Hour Division announced last week.   Overall, the department of Labor indicated that $29 million in back wages have been recovered for… Read more »

DOL Misclassification Study in Works

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According an article from Staffing Industry Analysts, The U.S. Department of Labor announced earlier this month in the Federal Register that it is seeking participation on an upcoming study on the misclassification of workers as independent contractors.  The study is aimed at whether workers have knowledge of their employment classification and if they truly understand… Read more »