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The Massachusetts Attorney General's Office yesterday issued the following press release, announcing citations against a Virginia drywall contractor working in Springfield for misclassification of employees as independent contractors.
VIRGINIA DRYWALL COMPANY CITED $10,000 FOR VIOLATING THE MASACHUSETTS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR LAW
BOSTON ?C Attorney General Martha Coakley's Office has issued a civil citation against a Richmond, Virginia, drywall company and its owner for violating the Massachusetts Independent Contractor/Misclassification Law. Cesar O. Pinto-Garcia, age 29, of Richmond, Virginia, and his company Pinto's Drywall Construction, LLC (Pinto's Drywall), were each cited for misclassifying 17 employees as independent contractors. Pinto-Garcia and his company were ordered to pay $10,000 in civil penalties for the violations.
Read the entire press release here.