Wisconsin: Classification of Employees vs. Independent Contractors — Significant Risks of Non-Compliance

By |2016-12-10T02:40:29-06:00July 14th, 2011|Blog|

Effective January 1, 2011, the Wisconsin legislature adopted a new law, intended to address perceived violations of the employee classification laws by the construction industry.  The new law, 2009 Wisconsin Act 292 (the “Act”), gives the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (the “DWD”) substantial enforcing power to investigate and enforce worker misclassification issues involving employers [...]