NJ Spotlight News

New Jersey cracks down on worker misclassification

Clip: 07/08/2021 | 2m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

NJ is going after employers who illegally classify their workers as contractors. The practice costs the state millions of dollars in lost contributions for programs like unemployment and disability. Gov. Phil Murphy said misclassification also prevents workers from qualifying for unemployment and other benefits.

Aired: 07/08/21

Rating: NR

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