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USDOL Issues Administrative Interpretation Reflecting Administration’s View Of “Independent Contractor” Analysis Under FLSA

As previously promised, the Department of Labor today issued its eighth Administrator’s Interpretation (“AI”) since the 2010 implementation of this form of guidance. Today’s Interpretation, as expected, reflects the current Department’s position that the governing analysis is the economic realities test which, in the Department’s view, is used to determine “whether the worker is economically … Continue Reading

WHD Administrator Weil Announces Impending “Administrator Interpretation” Regarding Contractor Status

“Administrator’s Interpretations” from the Wage Hour Division have been relatively few and far between since their implementation in 2010. However, on Friday Administrator David Weil, speaking at a conference at New York University School of Law, indicated his office would be issuing such an interpretation to “clarify” who qualifies as an independent contractor under the … Continue Reading

Professor David Weil Confirmed As USDOL Wage-and-Hour Administrator

Finally filling the vacant seat of Wage-and-Hour Administrator, the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of Boston University Professor David Weil to the position.  Prevailing sentiment among business and labor leaders is that Administrator Weil’s administration will take a hard line on enforcement of the FLSA, consistent with the Obama administration’s publicized view that vigorous enforcement … Continue Reading

Labor Secretary Details Obama Administration Wage-Hour Agenda at AFL-CIO Convention

Newly appointed Labor Secretary Thomas Perez addressed the 2013 AFL-CIO Convention earlier this week, providing details on the Obama Administration’s legislative and administrative wage-hour agenda for the remainder of the President’s second term. The wage-hour agenda likely will be overseen by the President’s new nominee for Wage and Hour Administrator, Dr. David Weil, a professor at … Continue Reading
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