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The United States Department of Labor Recovered Back Wages for Misclassified Home Care Workers in Louisiana

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered $422k in wages for home care providers…

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United States Department of Labor Obtains Order Compelling New Orleans Home Care Agency to Pay Back Wages and Damages to Misclassified Employees 

Source: Department of Labor obtains judgment ordering New Orleans-area home care agency to pay $630K in back…

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US Department of Labor investigation recovers more than $158K in back pay, damages for 78 Louisiana home healthcare workers

The United States Department of Labor found a home healthcare provider misclassified workers and recovered $158k in…

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US Department of Labor recovers $1.2M in back wages for 599 home healthcare workers employed by four agencies in Texas, Louisiana 

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered $1.2 million in back wages for home…

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US Department of Labor, Louisiana Workforce Commission renew partnership to protect workers from misclassification

The United States Department of Labor announced that it renewed its agreement with the Louisiana Workforce Commission that…

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US Department of Labor investigation recovers $229K in missed payroll, overtime wages for 809 misclassified construction workers in New Orleans

The United States Department of Labor that it recovered $229K for 809 workers misclassified as independent contractors….

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Louisiana’s worker misclassification law suspended over federal conflict

From 6KPVI, William Patrick  reported that the United States Department of Labor objected to a provision of…

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Louisiana House committee approves misclassification measures 

From KTBS 3 ABC, David Jacobs reports that a Louisiana House committee supported a bill to clarify…

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Louisiana officials want to crack down on employers who misclassify their workers 

From The Center Square, David Jacobs discusses the effect of misclassification on the unemployment fund and how…

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Louisiana Appeals Court Finds Company not Liable After Independent Contractor was Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident 

From the Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog, the Bernard Law Firm discusses a case in which a…

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Louisiana Workforce Commission Puts Employers on Notice – Don’t Misclassify Workers

    WorkersCompensation.com reports that  Louisiana Workforce Commission has conducted unannounced site inspections in an attempt to combat…

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Dept of Revenue Cracking Down Employee Misclassifications

  From The National Law Review, Andre Burvant reports an initiative in Louisiana to crackdown on the misclassification…