Sec. 31-57h. Joint enforcement commission on employee misclassification. Members. Duties. Report. (a) There is established a joint enforcement commission on employee misclassification. The commission shall consist of the Labor Commissioner, the Commissioner of Revenue Services, the Insurance Commissioner, the Commissioner of Consumer Protection, the chairperson of the Workers’ Compensation Commission, the Attorney General and the Chief State’s Attorney, or their designees.
(b) The joint enforcement commission on employee misclassification shall meet not less than four times each year. The task force shall review the problem of employee misclassification by employers for the purposes of avoiding their obligations under state and federal labor, employment and tax laws. The commission shall coordinate the civil prosecution of violations of state and federal laws as a result of employee misclassification and shall report any suspected violation of state criminal statutes to the Chief State’s Attorney or the State’s Attorney serving the district in which the violation is alleged to have occurred.
(c) On or before February 1, 2010, and biennially thereafter, the commission shall report, in accordance with section 11-4a, to the Governor and the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to labor. The report shall summarize the commission’s actions for the preceding calendar year and include any recommendations for administrative or legislative action.
(P.A. 08-105, S. 9; 08-156, S. 1; P.A. 13-140, S. 8.)
History: P.A. 08-105 and 08-156 effective July 1, 2008; P.A. 13-140 amended Subsec. (a) by adding Insurance Commissioner and Commissioner of Consumer Protection as members of joint enforcement commission on employee misclassification and amended Subsec. (c) by replacing “annually” with “biennially”, effective June 18, 2013.