Feds to share $10 million in grants with states in worker misclassification crackdown

Money will be doled out in amounts ranging from $28,000 to $1.3 million.

By Peter Fabris, Contributor | September 26, 2014

Nearly two dozen states will share more than $10 million from the federal government to boost enforcement actions against companies that misclassify workers as independent contractors. Labor Secretary Tom Perez said the grants, which range from $28,000 to $1.3 million, will help states identify and stop worker misclassification and protect state unemployment insurance benefits.

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