Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:05 PM By Donna Puglisi
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released new guidance July 15 related to employers’ use of independent contractors. In the Administrator’s Interpretation and an accompanying blog post, Wage and Hour Division Administrator Dr. David Weil laments the “problematic trend” of deliberate misclassification, and considers the guidance part of a “multi-pronged approach” to combat the phenomenon.
Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 9:41 AM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC March 12 submitted comments in response to a Department of Labor information request regarding a proposed worker classification survey. According to DOL, the proposed survey would “collect information about employment experiences and workers’ knowledge of basic employment laws and rules so as to better understand employees’ experience with worker misclassification.”