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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Proposed Update to Regulations Governing Overtime Calculation 

Apr 03, 2019
A few weeks after previewing its new proposed white-collar overtime rule, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced another proposed rule, this time updating and adding some much-needed clarification to the regulations governing the... Read More

DOL Previews Long-Awaited White-Collar Overtime Rule 

Mar 11, 2019
Think back to 2016, when President Obama was still in office and the presidential campaigns were in full swing. It was a busy time for many employers making adjustments to comply with a controversial rule issued by the Department of Labor ... Read More

NLRB Overturns Obama-era Independent Contractor Standard 

Feb 25, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board’s (the “Board”) recent ruling in SuperShuttle DFW, Inc. overturned Obama-era precedent and declared the Board’s return to its long-standing independent-contractor standard. In doing so, the Board... Read More

Department of Labor Outlines New Enforcement Position on “Side Work” and the FLSA’s Tip Credit 

Feb 21, 2019
In a welcome development for employers in the hospitality industry, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued Field Assistance Bulletin 2019-2 (“Bulletin”), which provides Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) investigators with... Read More

Misclassifying Independent Contractors in Today's "Modern Economy" 

Feb 18, 2019
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which encompasses Ohio, recently issued an opinion that should serve as a cautionary tale for employers who classify workers as independent contractors rather than... Read More
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