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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…

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Taskforce would address misclassification of employees 

From the Pennsylvania Business Report, Melina Druga reports on Pennsylvania legislation to create a joint taskforce to focus…

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How A Supreme Court Ruling On An Uber Driver Could Remake Pennsylvania’s Gig Economy 

From the Pennsylvania Capital-Star, Stephen Caruso reports that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said that an Uber driver…