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Archive for October 2016

Article: How to Safeguard Your Firm From Joint-employer Pitfalls

Article by Lori Brown. Originally Published by The Staffing Stream The changes made last year to joint-employer standards via the National Labor Relations Board’s decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California Inc. (BFI) case marked a dramatic definitional expansion of “employee” and shift in the long-time joint employer test. Indeed, the NLRB’s adoption of an “indirect…

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Article: How to comply with labor laws for contract workers

Article by Lori Brown, Originally published in Restaurant-Hospitality On-line. Over the past 18 months, employers have endured rough waters in the wake of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) attack on how businesses engage 1099 contract workers and, on almost a parallel track, to what extent employees can be paid on an overtime exempt basis.…

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