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New Congressional Bill Would Create Hybrid Job Classification for Gig Workers – But is Already Facing Stiff Opposition

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello and John Polson discuss a bill filed in Congress that would create a…

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Employee Misclassification and the Gig Economy 

From JDSupra, Clifford Hammond reviews the differences between employees and indepndent contractors and some of the classification…

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US Department of Labor recovers $178K in back wages for 27 workers of Houston employer who misclassified them as independent contractors 

The United States Department of Labor announced the recovery of $178k in wages for construction workers who…

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White House Nominates Acting DOL Wage & Hour Administrator to Lead Division

From JDSupra, Justin Barnes and Jeffrey Brecher discuss the nomination of Jessica Looman, Acting Administrator of the…

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National Labor Relations Board and Department of Justice Announce New Partnership to Protect Workers 

The National Labor Relations Board announced a formal partnership with the United States Department of Justice to…

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US Department of Labor recovers $166K in back wages for 106 workers misclassified as independent contractors by Houston auto services company 

The United States Department of Labor announced the recovery of wages and overtime for workers who clean…

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DOL Independent Contractor Saga Update Continues

From JDSuipra, Lawrence Lorber, Scott Mallery, and Leon Rodriguez provide an update on several issues including the…

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US Department of Labor recovers $158K in back wages, damages for 91 workers at California warehouse after employer failed to pay workers

DRE Health Corp. hired extra workers to meet demand for COVID-19 masks BUENA PARK, CA – A U.S….

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Dayton home healthcare provider denied $133K in overtime to 63 workers, falsified pay records to mask violations, federal investigation finds 

The United States Department of Labor found that home health aides were misclassified at independent contractors.  DAYTON,…

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US Department of Labor recovers $47K in back wages for 13 auto body shop workers wrongly misclassified as independent contractors by employer 

Sandpiper Autobody failed to pay workers correctly for hours over 40 in a workweek Employer name:   …

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U.S. Labor Department Acknowledges “Important Role Legitimate Independent ‎Contractors Play in Our Economy”

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the back and forth approaches to the misclassification of workers by the United…

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Gig Platforms, Wake Up. All Eyes Are Upon You.

From JDSupra, Alexandra Megaris provides a terrifc review of the actions and approach by the Federal Trade Commission…