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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/27/2014) – DA Says Tree Trimmers Are Not Gardeners: Owners of Landscaping Company For Country Clubs Bound Over For Trial
Posted on 28 Mar 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – March 27, 2014 DA Says Tree Trimmers Are Not Gardeners: Landscaping Company For Country Clubs Bound Over For Trial (CA) – Jesse Contreras and Carlos Contreras, father and son who own Sunshine Landscaping... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (4/3/2014) – Buffet Restaurant Manager Used Safe Houses To Hide Undocumented Employees Who Were Paid In Cash
Posted on 4 Apr 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – April 3, 2014 Buffet Restaurant Manager Used Safe Houses To Hide Undocumented Employees Who Were Paid In Cash (ME) – Mei Juan Zhang, who managed the Grand Asian Buffet restaurant, part of a group of restaurants... Read More

Misclassifying Employees Extends Beyond Making Employees Independent Contractors
Posted on 26 Nov 2012 by John Stahl

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... Read More

WILG Report on Employer & Insurer Fraud: Boosting Bottom Line Profits at the Expense of Workers and Society
Posted on 9 Jan 2012 by Jennifer Comer

The vilification of injured workers was big business’ modus operandi during the 2011 legislative session. Stories were placed in newspapers about employees gaming the workers’ compensation system and inaccurate, and unverified statistics on... Read More

US Senators Introduce Legislation to Prevent Payroll Fraud, Misclassification of Workers
Posted on 19 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

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... Read More

PA: Controversial Independent Contractor Bill Debated by Business Community
Posted on 27 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

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... Read More

Employee Misclassification Tops Enforcement List in 2010
Posted on 27 Mar 2010 by David Tonini

In 2010, employers can expect an unprecedented increase in enforcement efforts targeting employees misclassified as Form 1099 independent contractors. Attention to this issue has been growing in recent years. However, with state and federal budget deficits... Read More

WILG Report on Employer & Insurer Fraud: Boosting Bottom Line Profits at the Expense of Workers and Society
Posted on 9 Jan 2012 by Jennifer Comer

The vilification of injured workers was big business’ modus operandi during the 2011 legislative session. Stories were placed in newspapers about employees gaming the workers’ compensation system and inaccurate, and unverified statistics on... Read More

Misclassifying Employees Extends Beyond Making Employees Independent Contractors
Posted on 26 Nov 2012 by John Stahl

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... Read More