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A Final Ruling on Independent Contractors

On January 10, the Department of Labor (DOL) released Final Rule: Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Administrator Jessica Looman summarizes the changes as: Business

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Non-Compete Agreements Update

NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abrusso recently sent a memo to regional directors and other officers to express her view that non-compete provisions in employment contracts and severance agreements violate the

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PUMP Act Now Being Enforced

Section 7(r) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which became effective in 2010, requires employers to provide many nursing mothers reasonable break times to express breast milk after the birth

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Back to the Future

In September, the NLRB issued a notice of proposed rulemaking with respect to the joint employer rule. The existing rule, updated in 2020, “provided that a ‘putative joint employer must

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Back to the Future 2

The DOL recently published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking relative to classifying workers as independent contractors. As the DOL withdrew the 2021 final rule on independent contractor status, the new

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