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Independent Contractor Misclassification: How Companies Can Minimize the Risks
Posted on 27 Apr 2010 by Richard Reibstein, Lisa Petkun, Jonathan Clark

Misclassifications of employees as independent contractors are the new watchwords among state and federal legislators and regulators as well as plaintiffs' class action lawyers. State task forces have been formed to crack down on businesses that... Read More

Congress Reintroduces the Employee Misclassification Prevention Act that Would Make Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors a Federal Offense
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Pepper Hamilton LLP

By Richard J. Reibstein, Lisa B. Petkun and Andrew J. Rudolph Following on the heels of aggressive new measures announced by the U.S. Department of Labor and IRS in the past month and the recent enactment of a new California law to crack down on... Read More

Bill Addresses Independent Contractor Misclassification
Posted on 26 May 2010 by Richard Reibstein, Lisa Petkun, Andrew J. Rudolph

On April 22, a bill was introduced in Congress to make misclassification of employees as independent contractors a federal labor law violation. The Employee Misclassification Prevention Act (EMPA) would also impose record-keeping and notice obligations... Read More