July 9, 2007

Selling out workers' safety

Selling out workers' safety

"A 2007 New York study of the city's housing industry claims that more than two-thirds of the residential workforce is no longer treated as employees, split between so-called independent contractors and those who are off the books. These workers are not covered by the most basic labor laws such as overtime, unemployment, and workers compensation and will never be eligible for Social Security."

See how 1099 abuse costs every taxpayer & honest employer

Boston Globe
By Mark Erlich 

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