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Employee misclassification is a big problem that must be fixed!

Watch out for bad employers who attempt to evade paying workers’ compensation by calling you an independent contractor and how to protect your legal rights. The Detroit News has reported on a new enforcement unit created by Attorney General Dana Nessel to combat employee misclassification and payroll fraud. It will investigate employers who break the […]

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Let’s make employee misclassification legal!

Senate Bill 0645 is a gift to the trucking industry and why it must be opposed. We have previously blogged about employee misclassification and fraud. How it improperly shifts medical costs to other payers. This ends up increasing taxes and insurance premiums for everyone. Some of the worst offenders are in the trucking industry. Drivers […]

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NFL cheerleaders win class action certification

Why should you care if NFL teams are misclassifying their cheerleaders as independent contractors. CNN is reporting that cheerleaders for the Buffalo Bills can proceed with a class action lawsuit against the team. The main issue involves alleged misclassification of employees as independent contractors. This led to unfair pay and less workplace protections. NFL cheerleaders […]

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What’s the big deal about employee misclassification?

A warning about trucking companies who intentionally classify drivers as independent contractors. A growing problem in the trucking industry is “employee misclassification.” This is when a company deliberately calls its drivers independent contractors. They are paid wages with a 1099 and required to purchase occupational accident policies that are mostly inadequate. Some drivers are even […]

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