The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced a proposal to delay the effective date for the final regulations on “Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.” The current effective date is March 8, 2021. The proposal would delay the effective date to May 7, 2021. The Department is accepting comments on this proposed delay by… Read more →
The final regulations on Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), which the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued on January 6, 2021, are in substance a restatement and refinement of the law, based on court decisions interpreting the term “employee” for purposes of the FLSA. These regulations, scheduled to become effective March 8, 2021, bring new… Read more →
Fight For Freelancers NJ, a group of creative freelancers, launched a video series promoting their #IRSnotABC campaign. The Coalition applauds these freelancers for their persuasive campaign opposing an expanded application of an “ABC” test to determine an individual’s status and, instead, supporting the IRS “common-law” test, as we do.
The Trump Administration issued a Statement of Administration Policy on February 5, 2020, announcing that the President’s advisors would recommend that he veto the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (“PRO Act”), H.R. 2474.
The Coalition to Promote Independent Entrepreneurs applauds the U.S. Department of Labor’s issuance of new regulations that clarify joint-employer status for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).