Mandated Paid Sick Leave Executive Order Drafted

An executive order has been drafted forcing any company that contracts with the federal government, contractors or subcontractors, to issue seven (7) days (56 hours) of paid leave to employees who are sick, are seeking medical attention, or need to care for a sick relative. The draft order would affect potentially hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading Mandated Paid Sick Leave Executive Order Drafted

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DOL Issues New Guidance on “Employee vs. Independent Contractor” Misclassification

On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued new guidance targeting employer misclassification of employees as independent contractors. Authored by David Weil, the head of the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, the 15-page guidance (termed an “administrator’s interpretation”) states that, according to the DOL, “most workers” in the United States qualify … Continue reading DOL Issues New Guidance on “Employee vs. Independent Contractor” Misclassification

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