Employment, Labor and Benefits Alert: New York Task Force Continues Aggressive Enforcement Against Employers Who Misclassify Their Workers

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On June 8, 2010, the New York Labor Commissioner announced the results of yet another successful enforcement sweep by the New York State Joint Enforcement Task Force on Employee Misclassification (the “Task Force”). The Task Force found that 12 of the 21 subcontractors on a construction site at the Rochester Institute of Technology had misclassified more than 200 workers as independent contractors rather than as employees.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Construction Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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