Kentucky

Kentucky joins feds’ misclassification fight

Kentucky

From Staffing Industry Analysts, Kentucky has joined the Department of Labor’s initiative.  The SIA reports: “Kentucky signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to crack down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors, the US Department of Labor reported. The announcement follows the release yesterday of an “administrator’s interpretation” by the Department of Labor on how…

New bill imposes penalty on Kentucky construction contractors who misclassify employees

Kentucky

From Lexology, Steven A. Brehm of Bingham Grennebaum Doll LLP writes about Kentucky legilsation that was introduced to increase the penalties on construction contractors who misclassify workers as independent contractor instead of treating them as employees.  He writes: “The bill would create a presumption that a person who performs services for a contractor is an employee.…