So what’s happening with the FLSA revisions?

On March 7, 2019 the US Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would make more than a million more U.S. workers eligible for overtime under the federal Wage and Hour regulations known as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The details of the proposed rules are summarized at the DOL website. The biggest change […]

Independent Contractor (IC) Classification

In a recent DOL Opinion Letter concerning service providers (electricians, plumbers, carpenters, roofers, etc.) who are referred to potential customers (an “Angie’s List” type of rating and referral agency), the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the US Dept. of Labor (USDOL) concludes that the service providers are not employees of the rating and referral agency; they […]