in the self-audit program Oct. 1 thru Nov. 28, 2014
In order to provide a mechanism for companies that may have erred in their classification of workers that allows them to address the issue without creating the potential for further exposure with DOL, the group established the EMCAP pilot program in Arizona. EMCAP intends to increase compliance, while providing employers with an opportunity to conduct a self-audit. Employer requests to participate in this program will be accepted from October 1 until November 28, 2014.
In May 2014, Paul Johnson Drywall (PJD) president Cole Johnson began initial collaborations with the DOL by implementing its classification initiative. As a result of this effort, PJD reactivated 1,325 workers as W-2 employees and hiring 627 new employees, taking the firm to nearly 2,000 employees.
About Paul Johnson Drywall
Established in 1967, PJD is an Arizona-based drywall contractor, and one of the largest in the Southwestern United States with offices in Phoenix, Tucson and Prescott, Arizona. The family-owned business has long-been the drywall contractor of choice for the most prominent home builders in the region, providing high-quality drywall and related services for single-family, multi-family and commercial projects across the region. With safety, efficiency, quality and professionalism as its core values, PJD attracts and maintains the best crews, meets deadlines, and delivers exceptional craftsmanship, which has established the company’s reputation as a leader in the industry. For additional information, visit: www.PaulJohnsonDrywall.com.
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