NJ Construction Employers Must Prepare For Crackdown
By Kevin O’Connor and Joseph VentoJune 12, 2018, 2:48 PM EDT
Law360 (June 12, 2018, 2:48 PM EDT) -- New Jersey's new governor, Phil Murphy, signed a recent executive order that is turning up the heat on construction companies in the Garden State, by committing to use the state's resources as never before to punish contractors who misclassify employees as independent contractors. New Jersey construction firms may experience the kind of scrutiny that contractors across the river in New York have seen for several years now.
In the words of Gov. Murphy: “I am signing this order to crack down on unscrupulous contractors who commit...