From Staffing Industry Analysts —
“Illinois led the nation in auditing employers for independent contractor misclassification, the Illinois Department of Employment Security announced this month. Employers that get caught face penalties.
The state audited 3,635 employers in 2013 and identified 19,765 misclassified employees, according to the department.
Misclassification of these workers resulted in $245.6 million in unreported taxable wages and $5.1 million in unreported contributions that fund unemployment insurance benefits….”
Read the full story at Illinois claims lead in auditing for misclassified ICs.
- State Against Worker Misclassification – Alton Daily News (altondailynews.com)
- New York, Illinois Cracked Down on Employers Screwing Workers Out Benefits and It Worked (thecontributor.com)
- How New York and Illinois Curb a Key Labor Violation While Other States Fall Short (valuewalk.com)