Posts from September 2011.
How much of Ellen's "down time" counts as compensable work under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act?
Hours Worked, Meals, Quick Quiz, TimekeepingTags: FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, business trip, overnight, down time, hours worked, compensable work, worktime, Quick Quiz
The U.S. Labor Department announced today that it has entered into a cooperative alliance aimed at eliminating the misclassification of employees as "independent contractors".
Employee Status, Employer Status, Government Enforcement, Independent ContractorTags: independent contractor, FLSA, Misclassification, independent, contractor, Labor Department press release, 11-1373-NAT, press release September 19, 2011, employee status, Misclassification Initiative, employer status, memorandum of understanding, MOU, IK articles
The U.S. Labor Department's investigative focus on some of the nation's preeminent homebuilders is simply a reflection of the administration's longstanding interest in construction as a so-called "fissured industry".
Compliance, Employee Status, Employer Status, Government Contracts, Government Enforcement, Independent Contractor, Prevailing Wage/Fringe BenefitsTags: homebuilders, homebuilder, FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, investigation, U.S. Labor Department, joint employment, enterprise, PulteGroup, KB Home, D.R. Horton, fissured, fissured industries, fissured industry, independent contractor, enterprise coverage, Wage and Hour Division