When An Independent Contractor Is Really An Employee

2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00

Our own Tammy McCutchen is featured in this CNN Money article by Jeanne Sahadi. "I think employers will be more cautious, because DOL has essentially declared war on the independent contractor relationship," said Tammy McCutchen, a compliance attorney at Littler Mendelson, a firm that represents employers. McCutchen also used to run the Labor Department's Wage [...]

When An Independent Contractor Is Really An Employee 2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00

ComplianceHR featured by Inside Counsel

2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00

ComplianceHR and our own Tammy McCutchen were featured in Inside Counsel's article, "Is technology the solution for the increasing scrutiny on employment compliance?" by Amanda Ciccatelli. InsideCounsel sat down Tammy McCutchen, shareholder in Littler’s D.C. office and former Administrator of the Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division, to discuss the concerns employers face when [...]

ComplianceHR featured by Inside Counsel 2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00

DOL Sends Proposal to Narrow Overtime Exemptions to the White House

2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00

In March 2014, President Obama ordered the U.S. Department of Labor to revise the “white collar” overtime exemption regulations. Declaring "Americans have spent too long working more and getting less in return," the President ordered the revision of the overtime exemption regulations with a goal of making millions more workers eligible for overtime pay.  On May [...]

DOL Sends Proposal to Narrow Overtime Exemptions to the White House 2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00

DOL to continue close scrutiny of independent contractors

2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00

In its FY 2016 budget request, the U.S. Department of Labor seeks an increase of almost $31.7 million and 300 additional enforcement staff for its Wage & Hour Division (WHD). Much of this requested increase is flagged to increase directed investigations under WHD’s “fissured industries” initiative: “WHD continues to increase its presence in those industries [...]

DOL to continue close scrutiny of independent contractors 2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00

FLSA Cases Continue To Increase

2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00

FLSA cases filed in federal courts continue to grow, according to Law360’s 2014 FLSA Litigation Report released last week. Nearly 8,000 FLSA cases were filed in 2014, an increase of 3.32% over 2013. Although this increase seems modest, it continues a decade-long trend. Statistics available from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts shows [...]

FLSA Cases Continue To Increase 2016-12-19T19:27:45+00:00
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