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DOL Proposed Rule Could Provide Clarity for Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

cdl operator truck driverOn September 22nd, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule clarifying the definition of employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it relates to independent contractors.

The rule is intended to provide a model for when …

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Overtime Pay In Higher Education Institutions

Penn State Old MainOn April 12, 2018, the DOL issued a new Fact Sheet regarding overtime pay in higher education institutions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Fact Sheet provides guidance regarding the common exemptions applicable to Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs). …

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New Test for Interns Announced By U.S. Dept. of Labor

New Test for Interns Announced

“Primary Beneficiary” Test Adopted as New Test For Interns

On January 5, 2018, the U. S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced in a press release that a new test would be used to determine whether interns and students working in …

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