North Carolina

North Carolina Governor Resurrects Failed Worker-Classification Enforcement Proposal

North Carolina Governor Resurrects Failed Worker-Classification Enforcement Proposal

State agencies in North Carolina will be permitted to share information and work collaboratively to bring enforcement actions against suspected worker misclassification – in spite of the defeat of proposed legislation, H.B. 482, which would have permitted these activities. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory (R) resurrected the information sharing elements of the failed bill by issuing Executive Order No. 83… Read more →

To House Committee on Commerce and Job Development

Bill H.B. 790 This bill would amend the labor laws of North Carolina to enact the Employee Fair Classification Act, which would prohibit worker misclassification, create penalties for misclassification and authorize individuals to bring civil actions for violations, and require those who engage independent contractors to post a notice at the work-site. The bill lists the following as prohibited conduct. An… Read more →