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DOL Publishes Final Independent Contractor Rule to Take Effect in March

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published a final rule addressing independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  Independent contractor status is a critical question under the FLSA because eligible employees are entitled to the law’s protections (for example, minimum wage and overtime for non-exempt employees) but independent contractors are not.  Incorrectly … Continue Reading

Immigration: More Changes to Form I-9 On The Way

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) last month submitted an interim final rule intended to streamline the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) process.  Click here to read the USCIS’ Press Release on the interim final rule.  One result of this new rule will be a new Form I-9, which will be made available sometime in … Continue Reading
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