Fair Labor Standards Act
U.S. Adopts New Independent Contractor Rule
"At its core, the rule makes it easier to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees."
DOL Updates Overtime Rules
An estimated 1.3 million employees could become eligible for overtime pay under the rule.
Gig Workers Are Not Employees: DOL
The Department of Labor's opinion came in a letter to a virtual marketplace company that operates in the "sharing" economy.
Is Court Ruling on Overtime Regs the Last Word?
While companies are cheering a judge's decision to quash the new DoL overtime regulations, thorny issues are in play, including the prospect of an appeal.
White House Planning to Extend Overtime Benefits
President Obama plans to more than double the pay threshold under which workers are entitled to overtime pay.
Before Firing an Employee …
... be sure you ask these 10 questions, says the general counsel for LegalZoom.
When You Don’t Want Workers to Be a Class Act
Employee class-action lawsuits, expected just two years ago to become a minor worry, remain a threat and may flare up in 2014.
Obamacare Delay Poses Legal Risk to Employers
Low-paid workers who now will be eligible for generous federal subsidies to buy health insurance next year may have grounds to sue their employers in 2015.