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Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development Launches Campaign to Combat Worker Misclassification

Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development announced an educational campaign to build awareness of Worker Misclassification Incorrect worker…

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Federal case sheds light on payroll fraud, wage theft and worker misclassification 

From the Wisconsin Examiner, Erik Gunn discusses the issues of wage theft, misclassification and payroll fraud in…

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Ensuring Your Independent Contractors Don’t ‘Deliver’ Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance Tax Liability

From JDSupra, Emily Jones discusses a recent case in which the Wisconsin Court of Appeals said that…

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Uber, DoorDash want lawmakers to guarantee their drivers aren’t employees

From the Wisconsin Examiner, Erik Gunn discusses proposed legislation that would allow gig workers to be independent…

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Could 2020 Be The Year Of The California Copycats? Other States Line Up To Consider Misclassification Statutes

From Mondaq, Richard R. Meneghello discusses the possibility that California’s ABC test will be adopted by other…

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Evers announces members of worker misclassification task force

From The Daily Reporter, Nate Beck reports that Wisconsin’s governor has named the members of a worker…

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Wisconsin launches worker misclassification task force

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that Wisconsin has launched a task force to investigate worker misclassification. SIA…

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WI Crackdown on Worker Misclassification Nets $1.4 Million in Unpaid Taxes, Interest & Penalties

  Workerscompensation.com reports that Wisconsin’s focus on misclassification of workers as independent contractors allowed the state to collect…

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Total netted from Wisconsin’s misclassification fight exceeds $1.1 million 

  From the daily reporter, Dan Shaw reports that Wisconsin’s focus on misclassification of workers as independent…

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State of Wisconsin’s Strict Independent Contractor Classification Rules

    The nextSource blog reviews and discusses the strict classifications rules in Wisconsin.  It states: To…

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On Wisconsin! New Law Protects Franchisors From Being Considered Joint Employers of Franchisee Employees

  From Lexology, Michael L. Stevens discusses a new law in Wisconsin which limits when a franchisor…

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Where Does Wisconsin Stand On Independent Contractors? It Depends!

From The National Law Review, Tom O’Day reports that there are different tests in Wisconsin to determine if…