The US Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a new rule that will set the criteria for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This article breaks down five key considerations for businesses that engage with independent contractors.
This article reviews the new legal landscape for corporate DEI programs and offers strategies for continuing DEI efforts compliantly.
On August 2, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued its decision in Stericycle Inc., marking a dramatic shift in the legal landscape for employers. In this article, employment law attorney David Phippen answers questions on what Stericycle Inc. means for employers and practical steps they can take under the new standard.
Trouble can occur when "culture fit" becomes a euphemism for something else. But can it still have value if defined correctly? This article takes a look.
Some HR tech companies say algorithms in software can remove human biases from layoff decision-making, but the need for the human element still remains.
Given the complex patchwork of laws addressing recreational marijuana use, it's no surprise that employers are often left with more questions than answers.
This article shares insights into employer obligations and opportunities when managing the "tripledemic" that COVID, RSV, and the flu are visiting upon us.
With employee wellness and mental health top of mind for HR and business leaders alike, this article shares insights about employer legal obligations when managing mental health conditions at work.
Insights on workforce compliance issues and policies to limit organizational risk and ensure operational effectiveness.
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