Entries by Facundo Criscuolo

New York Labor Law Section 241(6) Protects Construction Workers

For anyone working on construction sites, knowing how the law protects you is important. Construction sites are, by their very nature, dangerous. Workers are constantly exposed to dangerous working conditions, including defective power tools, fall hazards, insufficient safety devices, falling objects, and electrical hazards. When a worker gets injured and cannot work, New York’s Labor […]

U.S. Department of Labor reviews independent contractor rule

In recent years, many employers have decided to misclassify certain workers as independent contractors, rather than employees. Doing so allows companies to save significant expenses such as payroll taxes, unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation insurance, and other expenses typically paid by employers.  Additionally, misclassifying workers as independent contractors enables the employers to avoid various obligations they […]