Category: Misclassification

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Direct Selling and Door-to-Door Sales Under Attack

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses separate lawsuits alleging that door-to-door salespeople and direct sellers were misclassified as…

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DOL Sues to Protect Cooks and Dishwashers from Being Classified as Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports that the Biden Administration has sued a restaurant group seeking an order…

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Biden’s Wage and Hour Redux: Same Obama Administrator, Same Budget 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses President Biden’s nomination of Dr. David Weil for the position of Wage and…

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A Growing Number of States, Including Virginia, Have Started Requiring Reporting of Independent Contractors to the State New Hire Directory 

From JDSupra, Merrell Renaud discusses the new requirement in Virginia to report hiring/engaging with independent contractors. Merrell…

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US Department of Labor secures court order requiring Tennessee disaster relief company and officer to pay $87K in back wages and damages to employees who worked in US Virgin Islands 

From the United States Department of Labor: ST. CROIX, VI – The District Court of the Virgin Islands…

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DOL Withdraws Independent Contractor Regulations, Meaning More Uncertainty for Employers

From JDSupra, Michael Lotito, James Paretti, Jr.,, Robert Pritchard, and Dane Steffenson discuss the Biden Administration’s withdrawal…

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Independent Contractor Or Employee? Classifying Workers Continues To Be Confusing And Risky

From JDSupra, Devora Lindeman and Zev Singer review some of the history of the Department of Labor…

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The True Cost of Misclassification 

From the United States Department of Labor Blog, Jessica Looman discusses the costs of misclassifying workers. Jessica…

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New Labor Secretary Says Gig Economy Workers Should Be Classified As Employees

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello discusses statements by new Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh that gig workers should…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification Ping Pong

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the United States Department of Labor’s withdrawal of the rule issued by…

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Breaking News? DOL Rescinds Independent Contractor Rule That Never Took Effect 

From JDSupra, Todd Lebowitz discusses the “Breaking News” that the United States Department of Labor rescinded the independent…

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Final Rule: Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act 

The United States Department of Labor announced the withdrawal of the independent contractor rule promulgated by the…