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US Labor Department and State of California Sign Agreement to Reduce Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Mon, Aug 27, 2012

U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division and State of California recently entered into a new agreement to reduce independent contractor misclassification, aiming to protect the rights of employees and level the playing field for responsible employers by reducing the practice of independent contractor misclassification. California is the 12th state to enter into such an agreement.

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Topics: compliance, classification, employees, labor