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May 24, 2019

Agencies Update Regulatory Agenda for 2019 and Beyond

The federal government’s Spring 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (regulatory agenda), which provides insight into federal agencies’ priorities for the near and long term, was released on May 22, 2019.

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May 8, 2019

Ruling Raises Important Considerations for Independent Contractor Background Screening

A federal court’s recent decision demonstrates the value in reviewing all documents related to the independent contractor background screening process to attempt to solidify potential defenses to expansive class-action claims.

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May 6, 2019

DOL Weighs in on Whether Gig Economy Workers are Employees or Independent Contractors

The United States Department of Labor has provided good news for gig economy employers, telling one unidentified “virtual marketplace” employer that its service providers are properly classified as independent contractors.

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April 29, 2019

What New Employment Laws Were Enacted in Arkansas?

The 2019 session was a busy one for the Arkansas General Assembly, as the state enacted at least nine labor and employment-related measures in its recently concluded legislative session. Most of these new laws will take effect in July 2019.

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April 25, 2019

Three Proposed Regulations That Should Be on the Hospitality Industry's Radar

The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued three sets of proposed regulations that significantly impact the Hospitality industry. Employers are encouraged to review the proposals and submit comments as part of the rule-making process.

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April 24, 2019

New Wisconsin Governor Launches Worker Misclassification Enforcement Effort

Within his first few months of taking office, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has signaled a strong and clear focus on employers that have misclassified workers as independent contractors.

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April 1, 2019

DOL Issues Third Proposed Rule in Two Weeks, This Time on Joint Employment

On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act—the third proposed rule published by the agency in the last two weeks.

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March 12, 2019

Fifth Circuit Finds Directional Drillers Are Independent Contractors

On February 28, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an important decision involving whether contract workers in the oil patch were entitled to overtime.

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March 4, 2019

Ontario, Canada Companies Beware: Class Action Lawsuits Alleging Worker Misclassification Are on the Rise

It appears there is a movement afoot in Ontario to change behavior around the classification of employees as independent contractors.

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February 14, 2019

What Do California's New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements Mean for Staffing Firms?

California's revised sexual harassment training law presents new challenges for the staffing firm industry and its diverse working environments.

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