Governor Evers has signed an order 20 to create the Joint Working Group on Workers' Unclassification.
This means that there will be additional resources that are intended to execute employee classification. It affects all employers in the area of employee compensation, unemployment insurance and civil rights. In fact, we visited one of our customers within the working group's first week in place!
Do you need help distinguishing between an independent contractor and an employee? Check out our 7 min video describing the differences from a work perspective: https://youtu.be/NSZ61KnEym0
The following is a link to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development website about correct employee classification: https: // dwd. wisconsin.gov/worker_classification/
Furthermore, here is a link to more detailed articles on this topic: https://www.wispolitics.com/2019/gov-evers-signs-executive-order-creating-joint- task- force-on-payroll-fraud-and-worker-misclassification /