Worker Misclassification

Upcoming Webinar: Independent Contractor or Employee? Avoiding Worker Misclassification Confusion Is your company at risk of being told that your independent contractors are actually employees? If the Department of Labor (DOL) breaks this news to you, what are the labor implications? What are the tax obligations? What are your legal obligations to a third party?

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The U.S. Department of Labor Strikes Again – Worker Misclassification is (Still) a Hot TopicContinuing the trend of exposing companies who have misclassified workers, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has persuaded its latest target, Halliburton Co., to pay $18.3 million to compensate employees for unpaid overtime. During a self-audit, Halliburton discovered, and the U.S. DOL investigated and found, that several jobs in Halliburton’s oilfield operations were misclassified