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USDOL Issues Guidance on Joint Employment

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 5:01pm Written by group7even

One of the primary schemes of corrupt contractors is using subcontractors and labor brokers that pay employees off-the-books or as 1099 subcontractors to evade paying employment taxes, workers’ compensation premiums, overtime and wages.

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Construction Co. Owners Face Racketeering Charges in Florida

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 4:52pm Written by group7even

Gaetan Richard and Murray Rice were arrested this month on numerous

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McCrory orders new effort to crack down on cheating businesses

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 10:19am Written by group7even

Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina signed an executive order directing state officials to find and penalize employers committing payroll fraud. The EO comes after a News & Observer series detailed the rampant problem and the failure of the legislature to pass anti-payroll fraud bills. Payroll fraud costs North Carolina and the federal government $467 million a year in lost revenue.

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Tulsa contractor pays more than $200K in unpaid wages

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 10:08am Written by group7even

Wiljo Interiors was sub-contracted by prime contractor Cherokee CRC LLC to work on a $2.9 million federally-funded construction project at the Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, Oklahoma.

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Louisiana Workforce Commission Focusing on Payroll Fraud

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 10:03am Written by group7even

In response to the News 8 series, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) issued a press release on its anti-payroll fraud efforts related to unemployment contrib

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TV News 8 and Central South Council Expose Payroll Fraud

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 9:52am Written by group7even

Jason Engels, EST of the Central South Regional Council, was interviewed by News 8 investigative reporter Lee Zurick for a three part series on payro

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State Raids Construction Site of Luxury Honolulu Mall

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 9:47am Written by group7even

The Ala Moana Center was raided by state investigators over charges of contractors committing payroll fraud.

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Senator Brown Reintroduces Fair Playing Field Act

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 9:44am Written by group7even

US Senator Brown (OH) appeared with Labor Secretary Tom Perez at a forum in Cleveland to meet with workers who have been victims of payroll fraud.

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