Dept of Labor Plans to Rescind Rules on Independent Contractors, Joint Employer Relationships


The U.S. Department of Labor today announced plans to rescind two final rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The first Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposes the withdrawal of the Independent Contractor Final Rule issued by the department on issued on Jan. 7, 2021, for several reasons. They include the following: The rule adopted a new “economic reality” […]

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