OCT142010

The U.S. Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service are actively searching for and prosecuting companies which misclassify employees as independent contractors. The federal government claims that such misclassifications cost the government billions of dollars in revenue each year. In fact, Congress has recently re-introduced legislation seeking to increase the stakes for employers who continue with the practice. The Employee Misclassification Prevention Act seeks to deter employers from improperly classifying employees, including drivers, as independent contractors...

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POSTED BY JOSEPH "TREY" L. WOOD, III     
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