New Independent Contractor (vs Employee) Test under the FLSA, Issued by U.S. Dept. of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued its Final Rule, effective March 11, 2024, concerning the classification of workers as employees or independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This Final Rule marks a significant change in how worker classification will be assessed, replacing the previous 2021 Rule and returning to a “totality-of-the-circumstances” approach in assessing the […]