Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Department of Labor’

Department of Labor Issues Guidance on FLSA Compliance

Jan 13th, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor announced two opinion letters that address compliance issues related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The documents, written by the Department’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), address how a particular law applies in specific circumstances. FLSA2020-19: Addresses whether certain travel time occurring on a partial telework day is compensable […]

Should Your Independent Contractor Instead Be Classified As Your Employee?

Sep 9th, 2015

The United States Department of Labor wants to clarify something it claims is costing employees certain protections and the government money. The department recently put out an interpretation of sorts to ensure employees of companies don’t get misclassified as independent contractors (ICs), something it claims “is found in an increasing number of workplaces in the […]