From Staffing Industry Analysts —
An Arizona drywall contractor agreed to pay $556,000 in overtime back wages and liquidated damages to at least 445 current and former employees who had been misclassified as independent contractors by a staffing provider, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday. Paul Johnson Drywall Inc. will also take steps to ensure misclassification does not occur again, and will pay $44,000 in civil penalties. Further, the company ended its relationship with the labor contractor through which the workers were employed.
Read the full story at Arizona firm pays $600K in IC case; taking steps to prevent misclassification.
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- Paul Johnson Drywall paying $556K in back wages, overtime to work crews (bizjournals.com)