Tag: US Department of Labor

DOL’s New Contractor Rule Bringing Big Changes—if it Survives Challenges

A final rule from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) means employers can expect a much tougher time justifying a worker’s status as an independent contractor—a fact that has big implications for the gig economy and has attorneys who advise employers urging caution. The final rule, announced on January 9 and scheduled to be published in […]