Tag: U.S. DOL

DOL Issues New Independent Contractor Rule
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Posted in Independent Contractor

DOL Issues New Independent Contractor Rule

On January 10, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule impacting the classification of workers as either independent contractors or employees….

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Federal OSHA Withdraws Mandatory Vax-or-Test Rule, Cal/OSHA Updates COVID-19 ETS Guidance

These days, there’s no shortage of COVID-19-related news and developments for employers to keep up with — and this week brought not just one, but…

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Posted in Compensation General

DOL’s New “Dual Jobs” Rule for Tipped Workers

For decades, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has grappled with compensation rules for tipped workers when they perform tasks that are incidental to their…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

U.S. DOL Will Enforce FFCRA Up to Three Years

At the end of 2020, many eyes were on Congress to see how it would handle a second economic stimulus package to address the ongoing…

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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…

See how this new joint-employer rule affects California employers.
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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…