“As the majority of the event marketing industry continues to walk a legal tightrope in hiring field staff members as 1099 independent contractors, Congress considers the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act, which would make it a special prohibited act to, “wrongly classify an employee as a non-employee.” This act could lead to thousands of dollars in fines for each misclassification violation, leaving these brands and agencies involved in executing live marketing events wide open to significant financial risk, says EventPro Strategies…”
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- Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Establishing Inter-Agency Task Force on Worker Misclassification and Payroll Fraud (gloucestercounty-va.com)
- Employee vs. Independent Contractor Classification (minnesotaattorney.com)