PA: Controversial Independent Contractor Bill Debated by Business Community

HARRISBURG , PA – The Construction Workplace Fraud Act, which passed the House in 2009, is currently before the Senate and generating much debate among the business community over how to prevent construction companies from misclassifying workers as independent contractors and paying them under...

US Senators Introduce Legislation to Prevent Payroll Fraud, Misclassification of Workers

Legislation has been introduced in the United States Senate that would cut down on payroll fraud, protect workers’ rights, and level the playing field for all employers. The bill, known as the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act, would prevent payroll fraud by employers that misclassify their workers...

Misclassifying Employees Extends Beyond Making Employees Independent Contractors

Experts Explain High Cost of Employment Fraud By John Stahl, Esq. Fraud in the form of purposefully misclassifying workers’ employment status is comparable to a nation of slowly dripping faucets. Individually, this malfeasance usually lacks a significant impact. Cumulatively, it costs workers’...