Posts Tagged ‘ independent contractor ’

PRO Act Passes the House but Fate in Senate Remains Unknown

Apr 15th, 2021

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives (HR 482) March 9, seeking to redefine what constitutes an independent contractor. That move has everyone from union leaders, to small businesses trying to figure out what it means for their companies and organizations. The bill will now be debated in […]

Final Rule to Provide Clarification for Employee Versus Independent Contractor

Jan 7th, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule Wednesday, clarifying the standard for what constitutes an employee versus an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said the rule brings “long-needed clarity for American workers and employers,” by helping employers to identify which employees are […]