Audelia Molina, a Mexican immigrant, was earning 10 cents for every garment she trimmed at a factory in Los Angeles, America's clothing-assembly capital. Her wage was so meager that she started putting in 11-hour days to drive up production.
Federal officials on Monday officially withdrew a rule that would have made it easier for employers to classify workers as independent contractors, despite the objections of some construction groups. The U.S. Department of Labor, under the Trump administration, had proposed codifying a ...
A state task force on wage theft and misclassification is recommending that Wisconsin adopt new rules to prevent insurance fraud and hold contractors accountable for misconduct committed by their subcontractors.
With thousands of construction projects large and small going on at any given time in Wisconsin, state and local officials have a heavy responsibility making sure everyone is adhering to employment, safety and health laws.