North Carolina governor finalizes task force on employee misclassification
Gov. Bev Perdue issued an executive order creating the task force, to identify and prevent employee misclassification.
In announcing the order, Perdue said the task force will strive to:
- Protect the health, safety and benefits of workers.
- Eliminate any competitive advantage currently enjoyed by businesses who violate the law.
- Educate employers and employees regarding applicable legal requirements relevant to the practice of employee misclassification.
"We must make sure that all facets of state government work together cooperatively," Perdue said. "I am expecting this task force to cut through any red tape and make any recommendations needed to protect workers."
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August 30, 2012
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