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OH: Lawmakers Seek Unified Definition of Employee
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

COLUMBUS, OH - On May 25, 2010, Representatives Phillips and Driehaus introduced H.B. 523, which would create a single definition of "employee" for purposes of Ohio workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, payroll taxes, and minimum... Read More

NE: Teamsters Praise Passage of Bill to Stop Worker Misclassification
Posted on 16 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OMAHA, NE - The Teamsters praised the passage of a Nebraska state bill making it illegal for employers to improperly classify workers as independent contractors, an egregious practice that has cost the state millions in tax revenue. Gov. Dave Heineman... 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

IN: State Supreme Court Says Insurance Company Wrongfully Denied Coverage in Farm Liability Dispute
Posted on 4 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The Indiana Supreme Court issued a decision in Everett Cash Mutual Insurance Co. v. Rick Taylor and Katrina Taylor , holding that an insurance company wrongfully denied coverage for injuries to an employee of an independent contractor... Read More