TITLE

Crackdown looms for misclassifying employees as contractors

AUTHOR(S)
Brandt, Craig
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law;2009, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) which urges the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) to increase enforcement against employers. The report includes the recommendations to solve the persistent and widespread misclassification of employees as independent contractors. It suggests that employers should carefully review decisions or make the necessary changes to reduce the potential risk.
ACCESSION #
45105645

 

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