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Fair Playing Field Act of 2010 Goes to Committee

Bill H 6128 and S 3786 Fair Playing Field Act of 2010. Seeks to limit application of the Section 530 safe harbor provisions by authorizing prospective reclassification of an independent contractor as an employee. Additionally, the Secretary is permitted to issue guidance regarding the classification of employment status of individuals. Requires a written statement regarding the contractor’s rights under the Act… Read more →

Senate Version of Section 530 Repeal Bill

Senate Version of Section 530 Repeal Bill Introduced Pending the availability of the text of the bill, S. 2882, the following is the introductory statement from the Congressional Record. From the Congressional Record STATEMENTS ON INTRODUCED BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS — (Senate – December 15, 2009) [Page: S13253] By Mr. KERRY (for himself, Mr. DURBIN, Mr. HARKIN, Mr. SCHUMER, Mr. MENENDEZ, Mr. BROWN, and Mr. KIRK): S. 2882. A bill to amend the… Read more →