Tag: U.S. DOL

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Posted in Compensation

U.S. DOL Releases Training, Travel Time Opinion Letters

On November 3, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued two opinion letters interpreting the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding the compensability…

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Posted in Hiring

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…

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Posted in Hiring

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…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

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…

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Posted in Compensation Hiring

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…

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Posted in Health and Safety Workers' Compensation Workplace Safety

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…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Updated FMLA Forms Are Now Available!

The federal Department of Labor (DOL) has released updated forms for managing leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). As we previously reported,…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

What Employers Should Know About Expired FMLA Forms

You may have noticed that the federal Department of Labor (DOL) forms used to manage leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) expired…

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Posted in Overtime

Department of Labor Seeks Input on Federal Overtime Exemptions

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it will publish a Request for Information (RFI) relating to the federal overtime rule, which defines…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

DOL Pulls Independent Contractor and Joint-Employer Guidance

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) said that it is withdrawing two guidance memos on joint-employer liability and independent contractor classification. These guidance memos…