San Francisco Business Times
This article focuses on new rules and regulations that businesses must follow in 2012. Littler’s Chairman of the Board, Garry Mathiason, provides insight on a new California state law pertaining to worker misclassification, and says that companies that habitually misclassify can be fined $10,000 to $25,000 per violation. He also notes that there is even a “Scarlet Letter” provision, in which the state labor agency can order an offending company to post on its website that it broke the law about misclassification.
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