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Pepperidge Farm Drivers in Pennsylvania Deemed Contractors

From Bloomberg Law News, Allie Reed reports that the Third Circuit Court of Appeals said that Pepperidge…

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Pennsylvania Targets Worker Misclassification: Steep Costs Await Uninformed Employers

From JDSupra, Matthew McKinney discusses Pennsylvania’s emphasis on misclassification of workers as independent conractors. Matthew writes: Pennsylvania…

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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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Part-owner of Pittsburgh assisted living provider that denied wages, intimidated workers pays $1M in back wages, damages after federal investigation, litigation 

The United States Department of Labor announced a consent judgment with an assisted living provider who willfully…

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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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Home Energy Company Settles Misclassification Claims with Door-to-Door Sales Persons

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports on a settlement of claims that door-to-door sales persons were misclassified as independent…

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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…