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United States Department of Labor announces final rule on classifying workers as employees or independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) annouced its final rule for classifying workers as employees or…

Posted in Independent Contractor Wage and Hour

US Department of Labor Sues Michigan Staffing Company For Misclassifying Nurses and Nursing Assistants as Independent Contractors

The United States Department of Labor initiated a lawsuit against a Michigan staffing agency for allegedly misclassifying…

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US Department of Labor recovers $260K in back wages for 61 caregivers misclassified as independent contractors by nursing staff agency

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced a consent judgement with a Florida nurse staffing service…

Posted in Independent Contractor Wage and Hour

Massachusetts AG’s Office Issues $6.2 Million in Citations Against National Delivery Service Company Over Employee Misclassification Violations

Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell announced that her office has issued citations totaling over $6.2 million…

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US DOL Secures $278K in Back Wages and Damages for Construction Workers Misclassified by Staffing Agency

The United States Department of Labor obtained $278k for construction workers misclassified as independent contractors by a…

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US DOL Recovers $352K in Back Pay After Staffing Agency Misclassifies Workers Placed at Manufacturing Facilities as Independent Contractors

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered over $352k in back wages for workers…

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US Department of Labor obtains judgment to recover $9.3M in back wages, damages for 1,756 workers misclassified by Philadelphia staffing company

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a consent judgment that will recover $9.3 million in…

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US Dept. of Labor Recovers $80k in Back Wages and Damages from Temporary Staffing Agency who Denied Overtime to Hospitality Workers.

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recoverd $80k from a temporary staffing agency that…

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Massachusetts Court of Appeals says Home Inspectors are Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Mark Tabakman discusses a recent case in which the Massachusetts Court of Appeals said that…

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Massachusetts Appeals Court Says Home Inspectors Were Independent Contractors — Not Employees

From JDSupra, Anthony Califano and Alexandra Hassell discuss a recent case in which the Massachusetts Appeals Court…

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SJC Strikes Down Two Initiative Petitions Proposing Laws Classifying Covered App-Based Drivers as Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Jaclyn L. Kawka discusses the Supreme Judicial Court’s decision that two initiative petitions may not…

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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rejects Ballot Initiatives on Gig Economy Drivers’ Status as Independent Contractors

Staffiing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said that two ballot measures that…