Posts tagged Independent Contractors.

Before the coming crackdown.

And that's not all!

Tougher EEOC and OFCCP, a legal challenge at NLRB, and more.

For your Labor Day Weekend enjoyment.

How can I sue thee? Let me count the ways.

With maybe some relief for employers.

Are you in the know?

Are Human Resources representatives advocates for employees, or shills for the corporate bigwigs?

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"Come share your workplace concerns with me," said the spider to the fly.

I suppose you've been following the story about how Amazon (1) is the worst place in the world to work, (2) no it isn't, (3) anyway, the New York Times didn't do good research and based its story on too many anecdotes

"An apple a day keeps the doctor lawyer away." Here are five easy and inexpensive things that employers can do to minimize their risk of being sued and maximize their chances of victory if they do get sued. None of these involve major expense, or even the use of lawyers.

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"These tips will take away your pain."

1. Err on the side of treating your workers as (a) non-exempt and (b ...

Law360 reported this morning that the U.S. Department of Labor issued a memorandum addressing the "independent contractor versus employee" issue, taking the position that most workers are actually employees within the meaning of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

We'll have more on this after we've had an opportunity to review it in more depth. Meanwhile, here is the Memorandum

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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