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  • ComplianceHR Honored as 2016 Top HR Product

    October 5, 2016

    Human Resource Executive magazine editors have chosen their picks for the 2016 Top HR Products awards, and included the Navigator Suite by ComplianceHR in its prestigious list.

  • Overtime Rule Target of Lawsuit by 21 States

    September 20, 2016

    Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.

  • Three More States Pair Up With US Department of Labor to Enforce Employee Classification Laws

    September 12, 2016

    The addition of Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Nebraska brings to 34 the number of states that have partnered with the US Department of Labor as part of its Misclassification Initiative.

  • DOL's Focus on Franchising Leads to Landmark Agreement With Subway

    August 4, 2016

    The International Franchise Association warned that the agreement "could serve as evidence of a joint employment relationship in future litigation or a government enforcement action."

  • New York Expands Independent Contractor Task Force

    July 29, 2016

    A previous independent contractor task force established in 2007 has been merged with two other task forces to form the new Joint Task Force on Employee Classification and Worker Exploitation.

  • Supreme Court Leaves Intact Limited Overtime Exemption for Companionship Services Providers

    July 7, 2016

    The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to new regulations that prohibit third-party employers from claiming the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemption for companionship services providers and narrow the range of duties that FLSA-exempt services providers may perform.

  • Overtime Exemption for Auto Dealership 'Service Advisors' Back on the Table

    June 27, 2016

    In Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, the Supreme Court held that courts do not have to follow a 2011 regulation from the US Department of Labor that excludes auto dealership "service advisors" from an exemption from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

  • FLSA Overtime Regulations in the Home Stretch Now

    March 15, 2016

    The US Department of Labor on March 14 sent its Fair Labor Standards Act regulations to the Office of Management and Budget for a final review, which is the next-to-last step in the regulatory process before they are published in the Federal Register.

  • Fifth Circuit Grants New Protections to Independent Contractors

    February 12, 2016

    The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled for the first time that Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act authorizes employment discrimination lawsuits filed by independent contractors. The court's ruling in Flynn v. Distinctive Home Care, Inc. is significant in its finding that the Rehabilitation Act offers broader protection than Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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