Category: Utah

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US Department of Labor recovers $47K in back wages for 13 auto body shop workers wrongly misclassified as independent contractors by employer 

Sandpiper Autobody failed to pay workers correctly for hours over 40 in a workweek Employer name:   …

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Posted in Utah Workers Compensation

Utah’s Employer/Independent Contractor Distinction Remains Cloudy, Even To Judges

From JDSupra, Mark Morris discusses a recent case in which a worker was an independent contractor when…

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Medical Coders Receive $1.5 Million to Settle Misclassification Claims

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports that medical coders settled their misclassification for $1.5 million . Richard writes: Aviacode,…

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Federal agencies sign deal to combat IC misclassification

  Staffing Industry Analysts reports that the United States Department of Labor (DOL) signed an agreement to cooperate…

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Posted in Utah

Newspaper carrier files lawsuit claiming unpaid tips, mileage expenses

  From Deseret News, Dennis Romboy reports that a former newscarrier has filed a lawsuit alleging that…

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Companies accused of misclassifying workers to pay $700k in back wages, penalties

From AZCcentral, Laurie Merrill reports that sixteen individuals agreed to pay $700,000 in back wages and penalties…

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Utah unemployment claimant was an employee despite independent contractor agreement

From CCH — another reminder that having an independent contractor agreement is not conclusive if the relationship of…

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Exotic Dancers – Misclassified as Independant Contractors and Not Paid Overtime Pay

From Utah Employment Lawyer — Last week, six exotic dancers filed a collective action (class action) case against…