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Independent contractor misclassification costs defunct firm $350,000

The firm must pay a group of 41 drivers and market contractors to settle a DOL lawsuit.

A defunct Minnesota company that provided cable equipment recovery services must pay $350,000 to a group of 41 drivers and market contractors to settle a US Department of Labor independent contractor misclassification lawsuit, the agency announced Monday.

The company, Cable Equipment Services, was based in Oakdale, Minn. It ceased operations in November 2015, but its customers included cable television firms Comcast, Time Warner and Charter Communications.  See more…

http://cwstrategies.staffingindustry.com/independent-contractor-misclassification-costs-defunct-firm-350000/

 

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