WI SB 703

Author

Robert Cowles
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882
608-266-0484
Sen.Cowles@legis.wisconsin.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

WI

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Summary

Establishes that motor carrier safety improvements are not evidence of operator as employee rather than an independent contractor.

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Issue

This bill provides that, for the purposes of the worker's compensation law, the unemployment insurance law, the minimum wage law, the administration of income and franchise taxes, and wage claims, the fact that the operator of a motor vehicle for a motor carrier deploys, implements, or uses a motor carrier safety improvement is not evidence that the operator is an employee rather than an independent contractor.

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Notes

Pending Committee action.

History

11/19/2021 Read first time. Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation and Local Government.