The DOL formally withdrew final regulations which set forth, for the first time by way of an APA rulemaking, the analysis the DOL would use to determine whether a worker was an employee or independent contractor under the FLSA.
Littler’s ninth annual survey – completed by nearly 1,200 in-house lawyers, C-suite executives and HR professionals – provides a window into important issues impacting the workplace and employers’ strategies for addressing them.
Last week, President Biden marked his 100th day in office. This Lightbulb illuminates some of the more important developments affecting wage and hour law taken during the first 100 days of the Biden administration.
In September 2020, then-candidate Joe Biden promised that, if elected, he would be the “strongest labor president you’ve ever had.” In his first 100 days in office, now President Biden has acted quickly and aggressively to make good on this pledge.
President Biden continues to make good on his campaign promise to be the most labor-friendly president ever. On April 26, 2021, he issued an executive order that seeks to increase union organization and strengthen the hand of organized labor.
A recent amendment to the Philadelphia Protection of Displaced Contract Workers Ordinance significantly expands its scope to impose obligations on a business that decides to outsource work to a service contractor.