New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order which authorizes a task force to examine the issue of worker misclassification. The review is specifically focusing on the construction industry. When employees are misclassified as independent contractors, those workers lose legal rights and employment benefits. The State may also be cheated out of payroll taxes.
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