New York DOL Releases Report on Employee Misclassification

The New York State Department of Labor’s Joint Enforcement Task Force on Employee Misclassification’s Report issued in February includes a number of interesting enforcement statistics from that state, including:

  • Over 20,200 instances of employee misclassification were identified
  • Discovered over $282.5 million in unreported wages
  • Assessed over $9.7 million in unemployment insurance contributions

The Task Force emphasized construction with 18  investigations which resulted in:

  • Identification of 1,700 misclassified workers
  • Discovery of nearly $15.8 million in unreported wages
  • Assessment of $644,500 in unemployment contributions

Click here to read the full report!

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