New York

To Senate Committee on Labor

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 →

New York Joins New Jersey and Kansas in Targeting Misclassified Independent Contractors

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 →