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Will Independent Contractors Be Reclassified Out of Existence?
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Will Independent Contractors Be Reclassified Out of Existence?

The proposed Labor Department budget for fiscal year 2013 includes money for 35 new investigators to dig through business records and go after employers and employees who contract independently.

Equal Pay for Women Act Brings Battle of the Sexes to Life in Louisiana
Featured / Liberty

Equal Pay for Women Act Brings Battle of the Sexes to Life in Louisiana

Rep. Norton has reintroduced the Equal Pay for Women Act, which would give the state power to correct and eliminate discriminatory wage practices based on sex for “comparable” work. However, various academics claim that the the male-female wage gap has little to do with discrimination, and more so with job preferences.

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Louisana’s Business Tax Climate Ranks Unfavorably

A report by the Tax Foundation on the State Business Tax Climate within states for FY 2010 shows Louisiana is losing ground. The state dropped two spots to 35th overall for FY 2010. The Tax foundation used 112 variables, grouped into five component indexes to measure the overall business tax […]