The US Department of Labor (DOL) is issuing Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs) rescinding the Trump administration's rules for independent contractors and joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The White House has issued a memo directing the US Department of Labor (DOL) to consider postponing until March 23 any rules that were finalized after the November 3 election but have not yet gone into effect.
A new rule that could make it easier for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees is scheduled to take effect March 8 - but it is likely to be frozen and possibly replaced.
Three poultry companies that operate chicken-processing plants in Mississippi paid their employees below the minimum wage and incorrectly calculated their overtime pay, the US Department of Labor (DOL) has announced.
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