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On September 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) unveiled its long-awaited proposed independent contractor rule. The new rule sets forth a new standard for determining whether a worker can be classified as an independent contractor rather than an employee for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The proposed rule will make […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Department of Labor today announced four new opinion letters that address compliance issues related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). An opinion letter is an official, written opinion by the Department’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) on how a particular law applies in specific circumstances presented by the person […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Often employers don’t realize the legal obligations and just the practical benefits of having these posters easily accessible to all employees. Let’s talk about the why. For starters, there’s the money side of the coin. There are plenty of fines that Uncle Sam will happily let you pay for failing to make […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! If you are a shareholder, working in an “ESG” styled company, looking to retire, or just follow the market affects on our economy, then this may be a good read for you. If you have no idea what ESG investing is, then this article might help open your eyes to some new […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! After almost a year of waiting for the final verdict, the DOL has substantiated the ruling for filing “Joint Employer” status for employees. This article gives a breakdown of the changes made to the initial regulations last April. Read on…   Article Via: https://www.constangy.com “On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Here’s a good breakdown of what a per violation of this act would cost an employer. Spoiler alert it’s not something employers want to have to deal with! Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The DOL has issues its final file regarding FMLA’s stance on the joint employer status. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! DOL is purposing to expand the eligibility of bonuses for certain types of employees. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! On November 4th the Wage and Hour Division will be holding a webinar to detail the final over time rule. Read on for the detail on how to sign up…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The Department of Labor has proposed this rule that will hopefully bring some clarification to employees and employers. Read on for the details…

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