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Pennsylvania Fines Roofing Contractor for  Misclassification

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry fined a roofing company for misclassifying workers as independent contractors….

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro Announce Partnership to Strengthen Labor Law Enforcement, Protect Workers’ Rights

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro announed announce their intention to form an…

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Pennsylvania Worker Misclassification Task Force Issues Final Report with 15 Unanimous Recommendations

Pennsylvania’s Joint Task Force on Misclassification of Employees submitted its final report to the Pennsylvania General Assembly…

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US Department of Labor obtains judgment to recover $9.3M in back wages, damages for 1,756 workers misclassified by Philadelphia staffing company

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a consent judgment that will recover $9.3 million in…

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Democratic lawmakers introduce bill to stop wage theft in PA

Pennsylvania House Democrats announced tha they introduced a bill to address misclassification of workers in Pennsylvania. HARRISBURG,…

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PA Worker Misclassification Task Force Releases Annual Report with 15 Unanimous Recommendations for General Assembly

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) task force on Misclassification of Employees sumitted its annual…

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Have Independent Contractors on Your Jobsite? 

From JDSupra, Kenneth Scholtz discusses the Pennsylvania statute that imposes criminal penalties for misclassifying workers in the…

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Fourth and final defendant pleads in worker misclassification case 

From The Delaware County Daily Times, Alex Rose reports that an employee of a company that misclassified…

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Pennsylvania Builders Facing Fraud, Theft Charges for Misclassification of Workers

From the Delaware County Daily Times, Alex Rose reports that two men have been charged with misclassifying…

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Pittsburgh home health agency charged $1.6 million for misclassification of workers 

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Lauren Rosenblattt reports that a Pittsburgh home health agency misclassified workers as independent…

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Boss pleads guilty to worker-misclassification under Pennsylvania’s Construction Workers Misclassification Act

From the Daily Times, Alex Rose reports that a man pled guilty to felony charges of misclassifying…

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Medical Interpreters Deemed Employees Not Independent Contractors: The Detrimental Effect Of Non-Compete Agreements! 

From JDSupra, Mark Tabakman discusses a recent case in Pennsylvania in which interpreters were found to be…