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Doyle signs bill protecting unemployment benefits

By Darryl Enriquez A new Wisconsin law gives the state more power to crack down on employers who illegally decline to pay unemployment benefits for construction workers. Gov. Jim Doyle signed the bill into law Wednesday. Some construction contractors avoid paying unemployment and workers’ compensation insurance by fraudulently classifying their employees as independent contractors on job sites, said ...

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