Wisconsin

Wisconsin Proposes New Exceptions and Exclusions from Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance for Independent Contractors

Wisconsin A.B. 358/S.B. 276 Status: Assembly: Referred to Committee, September 2013; Senate: Referred to Committee, August 2013 Existing Exclusions from Workers Compensation Coverage Under current law, for purposes of coverage under the worker’s compensation law, an independent contractor is not an employee of an employer for whom the independent contractor performs work if the independent contractor: Maintains a separate business… Read more →

State Senate Passes Employee Misclassification Bill

Bill S 672 Creates Employee Misclassification Act for purposes of unemployment compensation for employers required to pay unemployment compensation taxes pursuant to construction employer provisions. Authorizes inter-agency communication, investigations, public education, and stop-work order. Status as of May 31, 2010: Enacted (May 12, 2010) Source: American Trucking Association and/or Direct Selling Association

Employee Misclassification Bill Fails Assembly

Bill A 939 Creates Employee Misclassification Act for purposes of unemployment compensation for employers required to pay unemployment compensation taxes pursuant to construction employer provisions. Authorizes inter-agency communication, investigations, public education, and stop-work order. Status as of May 31, 2010: Failed (April 28, 2010) Source: American Trucking Association and/or Direct Selling Association