DOL Clarifies Who Is an Independent Contractor in Proposed Rule
September 22, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule Sept. 22 to clarify when a worker is an employee covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or an independent contractor. ...
Remote I-9 Form Verification Extended 60 Days
September 17, 2020
Employers with entirely remote workforces as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have until Nov. 19 to take advantage of relaxed document inspection requirements for the Form I-9 when onboarding new hires. (...
How to Resolve Co-Worker Conflicts over Coping with COVID-19
September 16, 2020
Employees come to work with diverse views about the world, and their approaches to coping with the COVID-19 pandemic might clash. So what should employers do when co-workers have different viewpoints and practices relate...