Employers beware – misclassifying employees could lead to jail time in some states

Pennsylvania Senator Mike Stack has proposed a new state bill to punish Pennsylvania employers who misclassify independent contractors.  These employers are wrongfully avoiding paying overtime, taxes and workers compensation premiums, and excluding these workers from employer sponsored benefits.   His bill (PA Senate Bill 1454) would allow local DA’s to prosecute these employers with punishments including substantial fines and jail time.  …

Written By: Stephanie McCullough

Perceptions of Insurance Fraud

I recently attended a presentation from Sean Clifford, Colorado First Assistant Attorney General, concerning insurance fraud and found some of the presented statistics very interesting. The statistics presented were what Americans’ perceptions were of insurance fraud. -One out of five adult Americans (about 45 million people) believe it is ok to defraud insurers (insurance companies or providers). -Nearly one of …

Written By: Jake Stratton

Online HR Training

Online HR Training   Get your employees the training they need and choose from over 1,000 courses in an assortment of topics like HR, Finance, Technology, Business, Programming, Security, etc. Coggno is a marketplace for training courses. Not only this, the courses are self paced, on demand, many with certification, and are distributed online to each employees’ computer via a …

Written By: Super User