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Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Obama-era Tip-Pooling Regulations

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) tip pooling regulations. The proposed changes would roll back the Obama administration’s 2011 regulations that prohibited employers from distributing tips to anyone other than front-of-the-house … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Labor: Most Workers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors

On July 15, 2015, Administrator David Weil, of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), issued an Administrator’s Interpretation (“Interpretation”) making clear that the vast majority of workers are employees, not independent contractors, regardless of … Continue reading

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