DOL, IRS, Seven States Team Up To End Employee Misclassification

September 29, 2011 – In The News
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Keith Reinfeld's blog post on misclassifying employees was quoted in an article discussing the memo distributed by the Internal Revenue Service that discussed their plan to end employee misclassification, or the process of calling a full-time employee a freelancer in order that the employer can avoid paying taxes and benefits.

The press release announcing the Labor Department’s intensions is noble, writes lawyer Keith Reinfeld, but “does not provide any detail as to how this objective will be achieved.”

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