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The employee-misclassification "Memorandum of Understanding" entered into between the U.S. Labor Department and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service should cause every employer to take notice.

The U.S. Labor Department announced today that it has entered into a cooperative alliance aimed at eliminating the misclassification of employees as "independent contractors".

The U.S. Labor Department's investigative focus on some of the nation's preeminent homebuilders is simply a reflection of the administration's longstanding interest in construction as a so-called "fissured industry".

Lurking in Senate and House "misclassification" bills are expansive changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act's civil money penalties.

If your organization's operational model includes an "independent contractor" contingent, it is more important than ever to ensure that this status can be successfully defended.

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