Archives for January 2010

But I’m an Employee, Right?

Dear Compliance Man: I got hired as a painter six months ago. I was happy to find work but there’s always been something kind of funny about this job. My boss says that we’re not employees but independent painters. Since I started, I’ve worked on a couple of schools and some private stuff and I […]

Can My Wages Change Based on The States I Work In?

Dear Compliance Man, My husband is a heavy equipment operator for a company based in New England. Almost all the roadwork that they do is in Massachusetts, but he only receives the rate for our state, which is lower. Is he entitled to the MA rate when he is working there? –An Inquiring Wife Dear Inquiring Wife, […]