Related to: Wage & Hour

New Proposed Rule for Classifying Employees and Independent Contractors under the FLSA

On October 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (the “DOL”) published a New Proposed Rule to assist employers in classifying workers as either employees or independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”).  In a news release, the DOL states it believes the new proposed rule would preserve essential worker rights and…

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Wage and Hour Issues for Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Schools are quickly grappling with emergency plans and mandated closures due to the spread of COVID-19. The following is a summary of potential options to consider related to statutory pay and hour issues to address employee compensation during closures or subject to quarantine. As of March 16, 2020, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has…

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