Rod Freeman Construction v. Iowa Workforce Development

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

The misclassification unit for Iowa Workforce Development (“IWD”) initiated an investigation of the relationship between Appellant Rod Freeman Construction (“Freeman Construction”) and its workers. IWD determined an employee-employer relationship existed between Freeman and its workers for 2005 through 2009. IWD issued a decision on May 11, 2010 stating that Freeman Construction had an employer-employee relationship with the individuals performing services for the business for the years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 for unemployment purposes. Freeman Construction timely appealed.