Posts Tagged ‘U.S. DOL’

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Free Webinar on New Joint-Employer Rule

Confused about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new joint-employer rule? Not sure how this new rule applies to your business? You’re not alone. The DOL is hosting a free public webinar on February 25 that aims to assist employers in both complying with the changes and informing workers and their advocates of their rights […]

7 Feb 20 - Hiring - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

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New Joint Employer Rule under Fair Labor Standards Act

On January 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule updating its regulations regarding joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This new rule is scheduled to be effective on March 16, 2020. It updates and clarifies the circumstances in which an employee, under the FLSA, may have joint […]

21 Jan 20 - Hiring - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

How DOL Opinion Letter on ‘Gig’ Economy Workers Affects California

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued an opinion letter, FLSA 2019-6, addressing whether a service provider for a virtual marketplace company (VMC) is an independent contractor or employee under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). A VMC operates in the “on-demand” or “sharing” economy and is generally an online and/or smartphone-based referral […]

9 May 19 - Independent Contractor - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

U.S. DOL Proposes Regular Rate, Joint-Employer Regulations

In the last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division has proposed two new rules affecting different employer regulation areas, which have not been meaningfully revised for more than 50 years. The DOL proposed a new rule on how employers calculate an employee’s regular rate of pay for purposes of paying […]

10 Apr 19 - Compensation, Hiring - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

U.S. DOL to Assist with California Wildfire Recovery Efforts

With the continued fight to contain the wildfires in California — two of which, the Camp Fire and the Woolsey Fire, have reached a combined 223,285 acres burned as of November 21, 2018 —  the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced it will assist victims in various employment-related ways. “The Department of Labor is actively […]

21 Nov 18 - Health and Safety, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Safety - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »