Department of Labor Unveils Independent Contractor Test

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The anticipated details of the Department of Labor’s updated Independent Contractor test were unveiled on January 9, 2024 and published in the Federal Register on January 10, 2024, significantly impacting how companies can classify workers. This issue has been contentious ever since the Trump administration’s prior proposal was rejected by the current DOL. The new […]

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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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