Bill S.B. 4129 This bill would amend New York labor law regarding clients who engage independent contractors for an amount equal to or greater than $600. For such independent contractors, the bill would require the client to pay compensation earned in accordance with written agreed work terms, but not later than the last day of the month following the month in… Read more →
Bill A.B. 192 This bill would expand the definition of employee to include an individual under an independent contractor arrangement with contracts in excess of $2,500 dollars for purposes of the state directory of new hires to aid in the administration of the child support enforcement program.
New York Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced June 8, 2007, that she and Governor Eliot Spitzer are developing a plan to increase enforcement efforts aimed at companies that “illegally misclassify workers as independent contractors.” She indicated that the enforcement efforts are intended to eliminate the “law-breaking” practice of companies misclassifying workers as independent contractors in order to avoid federal… Read more →