New York employers will soon find it more difficult to classify commercial delivery drivers as independent contractors.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on January 10 signed a new law that the New York City Teamsters called "the...more
Two restaurants in California have been fined $1.9 million for a variety of wage and hour violations as the result of an investigation by state and federal labor agencies.
The fines mark the latest example of joint...more
New York is now collaborating with the federal government to go after employers that misclassify employees as independent contractors.
The US Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) on November 18 entered...more
A new appeals court ruling illustrates that an employer that pays a salary to an employee who is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) should also ensure that the employee agrees the salary covers...more
Starting next year, construction contractors that employ independent contractors in Illinois will face new reporting requirements and the possibility of increased penalties and individual liability for misclassification....more
Iowa is the latest state to partner with the US Department of Labor (DOL) in a nationwide effort to share information and coordinate enforcement efforts aimed at preventing the misclassification of employees as independent...more