"In various jurisdictions, there have been attempts to make misclassification
of drivers unlawful in some way," NLRA compliance specialist Jack Finklea, and a partner at the law firm Scopelitis, told FreightWaves.
The measure's sponsors say they want to stop the misclassification
of workers, as the AB5 bill would require companies to use a legal standard called the "ABC test" when determining employment status, Hawkins says.
Impedes Insurers' Ability to Underwrite Risks
State officials on Monday said they are searching for new ways toprevent the abuse of worker misclassification
, a persistent source of concern that contractors blame for keeping bids artificially low and giving rise to an underground economy.
is on the rise, both anecdotally and statistically, as some businesses, in the trades and elsewhere, are willing to cut corners or at least look the other way in the desperate search for labor.
The trucking industry is one of the top offenders for premium fraud due to underreporting and misclassification
26 was to educate immigrant workers about their rights and highlight what they say is a common problem that hurts unions and immigrant workers alike: the misclassification
of workers as independent contractors -- rather than employees -- by construction contractors and subcontractors.
This analysis examined the misclassification
of LSIL cases as HSIL and HSIL cases as LSIL.
To address this data gap, death records from the Washington State Center for Health Statistics, corrected for misclassification
of AI/AN race, were examined to identify trends and disparities in drug, opioid-involved, and heroin-involved overdose mortality rates for AI/AN and non-Hispanic whites (whites) in Washington.
The MMSE was the least accurate, with a 21% misclassification
rate, reflected in an 18.6% false-positive rate for those without dementia and a 2.4% rate of false-negative for those with dementia.
De Mesa and Sumile were charged for violation of Section 1401 in relation to Sections 1400 (Misdeclaration, Misclassification
, Undervaluation in Goods Declaration) and 117 (Regulated Importation and Exportation) of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), Section 3 of Republic Act 10845 or the Anti-Agricultural Smuggling Act of 2016, and Article 172 of the Revised Penal Code (RPC).