Tag: DOL guidance


DOL’s Proposed Rule Aims to Tighten Independent Contractor Definition

October 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

As the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) prepares to publish a new proposed rule on how individuals can be classified, employers are being warned to expect a tougher time justifying an independent contractor classification. The DOL will publish a Notice […]


Determining Independent Contractors: Sometimes the Government Loses

September 8, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There’s been an ongoing battle between employers and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) over when someone is considered an independent contractor versus an employee. A recent decision from the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse summary judgment […]


Best Practices to Protect Your Data: Reviewing DOL’s Cybersecurity Instructions

August 4, 2021

Via: HR Hero

With the recent spike in cybersecurity breaches rippling through all corners of the global business landscape, the surging interest in data protection has caused even the highest departments of state to take note and weigh in. In April 2021, the […]


Federal Court Rejects Interns’ FLSA Claim Against Hearst

March 28, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it was rescinding a guidance document on paying interns it issued in 2010. The former guidance suggested that employers need to apply a six-factor test to determine whether an intern must […]