Pending Initiative Status April 2010

Bill H 2281

Relates to misclassification of employees in construction trades for purposes of labor department. Construction is specifically defined to include “moving construction related materials on the job site or to or from the job site.” Makes workers employees unless satisfy ABC test or with an alternative for an independently established business under prong C. Provides for a private right of action and class representation, civil and criminal penalties, and, in the case of a knowing or willful violation, criminal violations.

Status as of March 31, 2010: Pending – Carryover (June 4, 2009)

Source: American Trucking Association