2018 Tennessee Code
Title 50 - Employer and Employee
Chapter 1 - Employment Relationship and Practices
Part 7 - Tennessee Lawful Employment Act
§ 50-1-704. Employer's knowing misclassification to avoid requirements.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 50-1-704 (2018)
  • (a) If the department determines that an employer knowingly misclassified an individual in order to avoid the requirements of this part or chapters 1, 2, 6 or 7 of this title, then the department shall:

    • (1) Share the findings and information from its investigations with divisions within the department and with the department of commerce and insurance; and

    • (2) Pursue appropriate sanctions against the employer as provided by law including, but not limited to, sanctions provided in this part and chapters 1, 2, 6 and 7 of this title.

  • (b) The department and its divisions are hereby authorized to execute any necessary memorandums of understanding to allow the sharing of such findings and information as required by this section.

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