Dept of Labor Webinar to Address ‘Alarming Violations’ in Southeast Care Industries

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Thursday, Nov 17, 2022 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Eastern Register now! Violations in 89 percent of investigations between 2020-2022, $16M in recoveries for workers As the nation marks Home Care and Hospice Month, the U.S. Department of Labor will hold a public webinar on federal wage and hour regulations for home care, residential care […]

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New Independent Contractor Test Increases Risk of Independent Contractor Misclassification in the Home-Based Care Industry

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By Angelo Spinola & Matthew Kapsak of Polsinelli The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) is about to issue a Proposed Rule that will have a significant impact on the test used to determine whether someone is an independent contractor or an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The Proposed Rule, if adopted, will […]

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Dept of Labor Announces Listening Sessions on Revisions to Overtime Regs

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Seeking input on executive, administrative, professional exemptions The U.S. Department of Labor announced a series of listening sessions with workers, employers and workplace stakeholders on potential revisions to regulations used to enforce the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees. The FLSA requires employers to pay most U.S. employees at least the federal […]

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Dept of Labor Announces Listening Sessions on Revisions to Overtime Regs

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Seeking input on executive, administrative, professional exemptions The U.S. Department of Labor announced a series of listening sessions with workers, employers and workplace stakeholders on potential revisions to regulations used to enforce the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees. The FLSA requires employers to pay most U.S. employees at least the federal […]

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Dept of Labor Announces Listening Sessions on Revisions to Overtime Regs

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Seeking input on executive, administrative, professional exemptions The U.S. Department of Labor announced a series of listening sessions with workers, employers and workplace stakeholders on potential revisions to regulations used to enforce the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees. The FLSA requires employers to pay most U.S. employees at least the federal […]

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Dept of Labor to Educate Care Industry on Wage Laws

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March 23, 2022 10AM to Noon Eastern Register to attend As part of U.S. Department of Labor efforts to build better jobs and increase pay equity, the department’s Wage and Hour Division regional office in Chicago will host a webinar, “Midwest Care Workers Summit 2022,” on March 23, 2022. The virtual summit brings together industry stakeholders from […]

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Dept of Labor to Educate Health Care Industry on Wage Laws

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March 23, 2022 10AM to Noon Eastern Register to attend As part of U.S. Department of Labor efforts to build better jobs and increase pay equity, the department’s Wage and Hour Division regional office in Chicago will host a webinar, “Midwest Care Workers Summit 2022,” on March 23, 2022. The virtual summit brings together industry stakeholders from […]

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Dept of Labor to Educate Health Care Industry on Wage Laws

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March 23, 2022 10AM to Noon Eastern Register to attend As part of U.S. Department of Labor efforts to build better jobs and increase pay equity, the department’s Wage and Hour Division regional office in Chicago will host a webinar, “Midwest Care Workers Summit 2022,” on March 23, 2022. The virtual summit brings together industry stakeholders from […]

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Department of Labor Withdraws Independent Contractor Rule

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The U.S. Department of Labor announced the withdrawal – effective May 6 – of the “Independent Contractor Rule,” to protect workers’ rights to the minimum wage and overtime compensation protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Department is withdrawing the rule for several reasons, including: The independent contractor rule was in tension with the FLSA’s text and […]

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Department of Labor Withdraws Independent Contractor Rule

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The U.S. Department of Labor announced the withdrawal – effective May 6 – of the “Independent Contractor Rule,” to protect workers’ rights to the minimum wage and overtime compensation protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Department is withdrawing the rule for several reasons, including: The independent contractor rule was in tension with the FLSA’s text and […]

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

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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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Littler “Ask the Experts”: Payroll Audit Independent Determination Program

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Through NAHC’s partnership with Littler Mendelson P.C Labor & Employment Law Solutions, we are excited to share the “Ask the Experts” Article. Each week, we will feature a new question, from you our members, related to workplace issues and topics that will be answered from our experts and partners at Littler. This week’s question comes […]

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