Tag Archives: Independent Contractor

Employee Misclassification

Independent Contractor or Employee? The Department of Labor (DOL) considers the misclassification of employees as independent contractors one of the most serious problems facing affected workers, employers and the entire economy. Misclassified employees often are denied access to critical benefits and protections to which they are entitled, such as the minimum wage, overtime compensation, family…

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DOL Proposed Rule Extends Overtime Protections

The Department of Labor has announced a proposed rule that would extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million white collar workers within the first year of its implementation. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was published on July 6, 2015 in the Federal Register (80 FR 38515) and invited interested parties to submit written comments…

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