Trucking companies that misclassify
drivers as independent contractors are not violating federal law, according to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Of interest, cytotechnologists were significantly more likely to misclassify
HSIL Pap tests as LSIL than were pathologists.
"When employers misclassify
their workers as independent contractors, they cheat their employees of their wages and other important job protections," Healey said in a press release issued by her office.
The study found families who lived in an urban area and mothers who had a postgraduate education were significantly less likely to misclassify
their child at age five.
Walgreens In addition to paying $13.5 million to settle a class action suit for continuing to misclassify
assistant store managers as exempt, in violation of a 2009 settlement agreement reached for denying overtime to the same class of employees, the company paid the plaintiffs attorneys $4.5 million in legal fees and $246,64 for relates costs and expenses.
FedEx has long said that it did not misclassify
It goes on to state that businesses that misclassify
gain an "unfair advantage over businesses that properly classify employees and pay appropriate taxes and premiums to the state." The statute also states that protections for employees are also lost to those misclassified.
But when unscrupulous employers misclassify
workers and pay them cash or "under the table," garnishing their wages becomes a challenge.
However several reports 2-7 have shown that the Light et al criteria misclassify
a large number of effusion, even up to 20 to 30% of transudates as exudates.
Here's how it works: Employers misclassify
their workers as "independent contractors" rather than "employees" to avoid paying payroll taxes on them, costing states and the federal government millions of dollars in lost tax revenue annually.
Some of the employers who misclassify
their employees do so in error, which is perhaps not surprising, given the vagueness of the statutes defining employment, and the complexity of the case law.
If employers misclassify
their employees--as independent contractors, for example--they could find themselves not only facing sanctions under wage and hour laws, but costly penalties under the ACA of from $2,000 to $3,000 per misclassified employee.