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January 21, 2021

DOL Issues Opinion Letter Regarding Independent Contractor Status of Food Product Manufacturers’ Distributors

The DOL recently issued a letter responding to a food manufacturer’s request for an opinion on whether certain distributors of the manufacturer’s perishable products are employees or independent contractors under the FLSA.

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January 20, 2021

DOL Addresses Independent Contractor Status of Tractor-Trailer Drivers under FLSA in Final Flurry of Opinion Letters

On January 19, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor issued four new opinion letters. The final Wage and Hour opinion letter issued by the DOL under the Trump administration, FLSA2021-9, addressed two issues related to the trucking industry.

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January 19, 2021

What to Expect in Labor and Employment Law Under the Biden Administration

With the inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. imminent and Democrats now poised to take control of the Senate, WPI offers the following insights on what may be expected on the labor and employment front in the weeks and months to come.

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January 19, 2021

St. Paul, Minnesota Limits the Amounts Food Delivery Platforms Can Charge During the Pandemic

St. Paul has joined the growing list of cities limiting fees food delivery platforms can earn during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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January 19, 2021

California Supreme Court Reaffirms that ABC Test is Retroactive

On January 14, 2021, the California Supreme Court held in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l, Inc. that the ABC test for determining worker classification fashioned in its groundbreaking decision, Dynamex v. Superior Court, applies retroactively.

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January 11, 2021

Minority Unions – A Major Concern for Employers in 2021 and Beyond?

Recent media reports have covered the relatively new phenomenon of minority labor unions.

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January 7, 2021

DOL Simplifies Independent Contractor Analysis in Final Rule

On January 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor finalized its highly anticipated independent contractor rule.

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January 6, 2021

Minneapolis Increases Protections for Freelance Workers

Effective January 1, 2021, a new ordinance that could have a significant impact on independent contractors and the companies with which they work took effect in the City of Minneapolis.

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January 5, 2021

Peach State Garnishment Update – 2021 Changes

Effective January 1, 2021, several key components of Georgia’s existing garnishment code were amended.

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November 23, 2020

Breaking Down the New DOL and DHS H-1B Rules

We continue to monitor changes in the Trump administration’s handling of ongoing agency immigration reforms through the end of 2020 and into early 2021 that may impact employers’ ability to sponsor foreign workers on visas.

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