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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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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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Food Fight?

After UW-Milwaukee’s dining program faced a staffing shortage, school administrators emailed faculty and staff requesting volunteers to “cook and serve food and help clean up.” While the program includes “anytime

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Independent Contractors – Deja Vu

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission withdrew its January 7th final rule on independent contractor status, citing its incompatibility with the Fair Labor Standards Act’s text and purpose. Accordingly, businesses must

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