Christopher Parlo

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DOL Issues Aggressive Interpretation of Independent Contractor Classification

The DOL’s new interpretation of the FLSA test for classification purports to eliminate independent contractor status for most workers and broadly expand the FLSA’s coverage. On July 15, David Weil, the Administrator for...more

7/19/2015 - Administrative Interpretation DOL Economic Realities Test FLSA Independent Contractors Misclassification Wage and Hour

Second Circuit Establishes New Test for Unpaid Intern Claims

The Second Circuit’s ruling provides employers with greater leeway for unpaid internship programs and a stronger defense for class-action lawsuits brought by unpaid interns. In a long-awaited decision, the US Court of...more

7/7/2015 - Class Action Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues FLSA Fox Searchlight Pictures Hearst Internships Misclassification Unpaid Interns

Hot Topics in Wage and Hour Compliance

Employers should consider these recommendations for handling uniform purchase and maintenance costs, unpaid interns, and minimum wage requirements. UNIFORM PURCHASE AND MAINTENANCE COSTS Problem/Issue Employees...more

6/9/2015 - FLSA Minimum Wage Sales Commissions Uniforms Unpaid Interns Wage and Hour

DOL Proposes Survey on Independent Contractor Misclassification

The survey will involve more than 10,000 workers and carry important implications for employers, including the potential implementation of "right to know" regulations. ...more

2/21/2013 - DOL Independent Contractors Misclassification Right To Know Surveys

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