Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Worker misclassification issues. Requires the department of labor (DOL), the department of workforce development (DWD), the department of state revenue (DOR), and the worker's compensation board (WCB) to share information concerning instances in which a construction contractor paid a worker in cash. Establishes the payroll fraud task force (task force), consisting of the commissioners of the DOL, DWD, and DOR, and the chair of the WCB, or their designees, to investigate suspected instances of payroll fraud, employee misclassification, and violations of other state labor and employment statutes occurring on commercial and industrial construction projects. Requires the DOL to hire and Worker misclassification issues. Requires the department of labor (DOL), the department of workforce development (DWD), the department of state revenue (DOR), and the worker's compensation board (WCB) to share information concerning instances in which a construction contractor paid a worker in cash. Establishes the payroll fraud task force (task force), consisting of the commissioners of the DOL, DWD, and DOR, and the chair of the WCB, or their designees, to investigate suspected instances of payroll fraud, employee misclassification, and violations of other state labor and employment statutes occurring on commercial and industrial construction projects. Requires the DOL to hire and assign to the task force an investigator to conduct the task force's investigation and enforcement activities. Establishes a nonreverting and annually appropriated payroll fraud task force administrative fund to carry out the administrative purposes and functions of the task force. ... View more