2019 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.
(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.