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 and the implications of an independent contractor relationship and yearly report of statistics regarding worker misclassification.

Status: To Committee (September 15, 2010)

Source: American Trucking Association