News Artcle

Construction companies call workers ‘owners’ to dodge millions in costs

Published March 24, 2013

Construction companies call workers ‘owners’ to dodge millions in costs by Tony Semerad The Salt Lake Tribune Published Mar 24, 2013 01:01AM MDT State officials have cracked down in recent years on new ways some construction companies mis-classify their workers to unfairly lower the cost of doing business. One key weapon in the campaign: professional licensing. Most of Utah’s problems with worker mis-classification center on the industry practice of labeling construction employees as owners or independent contractors to avoid paying workers compensation, unemployment insurance premiums, payroll taxes and other costs. A tactic emerging re... Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

[ read more ]
Utah Business Social
UB Events View All
Health Care HeroesUtah Business Event
Oct 21, 2014
Please join us, along with our sponsors, MountainStar Healthcare, and Roseman University in honor...
Content Marketing BootcampUtah Business Event
Oct 28, 2014
Please join Utah Business Magazine, along with our sponsor Adobe, for an in-depth, hands-on, educ...
Community Events View All
DecisionWise Engagement MAGIC Training
Sep 23, 2014
From the authors of MAGIC: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Employee Engagement. Engagement MA...
Mac OS X Support Essentials
Sep 23, 2014
Using Apple Certified Curriculum, Mac OS X Support Essentials is a hands-on course that provides ...

info@utahbusiness.com  |  90 South 400 West, Ste 650 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   |  (801) 568-0114

Advertise with Utah Business

Submit an Event

* indicates required information
* Event Name:
Price (general):
Website (if applicable):
Coordinator's Name:
Coordinator's Email:
Coordinator's Phone:
Venue Name:
Venue Address:
Venue City:
Venue Zip:
Event Capacity:
Date(s):
to
* Event Description:
  Cancel