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DOL Proposes Rule to Clarify Employee and Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Sep 23, 2020

Today, the Department of Labor issued a new proposed rule addressing the classification of workers as independent contractors.

The proposed regulation, which will be subject to a 30 day comment period after it is formally released later this week, would institute a new structure for determining the status of the worker focusing on the “economic realities” of the worker's situation and the real-world applicability of the rule.

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