Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Reporting on worker misclassification. Requires the state department of revenue (DOR), the state department of labor (DOL), the worker's compensation board of Indiana (WCB), and the department of workforce development (DWD) to report before November 1 of each year for three years, beginning November 1, 2018, to the interim study committee on employment and labor for the immediately preceding state fiscal year certain information. Requires DOR, WCB, and DWD to report: (1) the number of employers that each department or the board determined during the immediately preceding state fiscal year improperly classified at least one worker as an independent contractor; Reporting on worker misclassification. Requires the state department of revenue (DOR), the state department of labor (DOL), the worker's compensation board of Indiana (WCB), and the department of workforce development (DWD) to report before November 1 of each year for three years, beginning November 1, 2018, to the interim study committee on employment and labor for the immediately preceding state fiscal year certain information. Requires DOR, WCB, and DWD to report: (1) the number of employers that each department or the board determined during the immediately preceding state fiscal year improperly classified at least one worker as an independent contractor; (2) the total number of improperly classified workers employed by those employers; (3) the department's or board's estimate of the revenue not collected or the additional costs to the state that the department or board attributes to the improperly classified workers; and (4) the amount of the penalties and interest assessed against those employers by each department or the board, and the amount of the penalties and interest assessed that has been collected. Requires DOL to report: (1) the number of reports of suspected worker misclassification received through DOL's tip web page; and (2) the number of those reports referred to other state departments or agencies. ... View more