The Protect App-Based Drivers and Services Act allows gig economy companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash to classify their drivers as independent contractors under certain conditions.
Four new laws boost New Jersey's capacity to investigate and enforce misclassification of independent contractors and further increase the penalties for misclassification.
It is not yet clear whether the 2020 regulations that were repealed now revert back to previous versions or if they are repealed entirely.
The US Department of Labor (DOL) intends to "update and modernize" its regulations for the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA), which establishes minimum wages and working conditions for workers on federal public works contracts.
Without the new rule, the longstanding "economic realities test" will remain the standard for determining independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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.
The Supreme Court of California held that employers reasonably could have foreseen it would have established a worker-friendly "ABC test" for classifying workers.
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.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued new regulations clarifying employers' obligations under a variety of labor and employment laws.
News: HR guidance on complying with the FLSA and state employee classification requirements.
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