Category: Misclassification

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Federal Court Reinstates Trump-Era Independent Contractor Rule

From JDSupra, Paul DeCamp discusses the reinstatement of the Trump administration independent contractor rule by a federal judge….

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Federal Court Reinstates Trump Era Independent Contractor Test Rule

From JDSupra, Sara Zorich discusses the recent court decision which reinstates the independent contractor rule adopted by…

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Plaintiff Gets Second Serve: 2nd Circuit Clarifies Joint Employer Test and Allows Security Guard to Amend Complaint

From JDSupra, J. William Manuel and Anne Yuengert discuss a recent case in which a security guard …

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Top 10 Wage and Hour Trends for 2022 – and What Employers Should Do to Prepare

From JDSupra, Kathleen McLeod Caminiti and J. Hagood Tighe do an excellent job making predictions for 2022…

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US Department of Labor recovers $61K in overtime back wages for 60 laborers at Livonia, Michigan, employer 

The United States Department of Labor announced a recovery for workers at a company that helps contractors…

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US Department of Labor recovers $139K in overtime back wages, damages for 21 employees after federal court orders employer to comply

The United States Department of Labor announced a recovery for workers of a cement cutting company who…

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Allegedly Misclassified Independent Contractor Cannot Sue Under ERISA

From JDSupra, Adam Carlisle and Lindsey Chopin discuss a recent case in which an independent contractor who…

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White House’s Labor Task Force Takes Aim at Gig Economy in New Report 

From JDSupra, Alex Desrosiers, Ariella Kupetz, and Lauren Roseman discuss the report from the White House Task…

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Getting Rid of the Misnomer: The Risks Behind the Term “1099 Employee” 

From JDSupra, Justin Hill provides excellent advice to stop using the term “1099 employee.” Justin writes:  While…

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Climate Workforce Bill Would Adopt an ‘ABC’ Test for Determining Employee Status

Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] Introduced the Climate Resilience Workforce Act in January which creates new programs to help…

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US Department of Labor announces plans to hire 100 investigators to support its Wage and Hour Division’s compliance efforts

The United States Department of Labor announched its plans to hire 100 investigators to look into misconduct…

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IRS issues procedures for employee status determinations

From the Journal of Accountancy, Paul Bonner discusses recent guidance from the IRS on when the IRS…