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State closes in on penalties for cheating contractors

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com A state task force is cooking up what could be stiff penalties for contractors that misclassify workers for the state. By improperly classifying workers as independent, a contractor can pay them under the table and skirt payments ...

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State forces contractor registration

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com Groups representing Wisconsin builders worry the Department of Commerce’s mandatory contractor registration rule is just the start of state efforts to track construction companies. “I understand the state is trying to go after the bad actors,” said ...

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