HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today signed into law House Bill 400, establishing the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act.
The legislation provides criteria for classifying a person as an independent contractor as opposed to an employee in the construction industry. Failure to withhold unemployment compensation contributions or workers' compensation premiums shall not be a factor in determining whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor.
For more information on the bill, visit www.legis.state.pa.us.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor