Independent Contractor or Employee: The Dangers of Misclassification
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) are continuously taking initiatives to improve each agency’s law enforcement, specifically against employee misclassification. Guided by their standards, the DOL and the NLRB aggressively enforces the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) respectively to expand the scope of classifying joint employers while narrowing the scope of categorizing independent contractors. Join a panel of key thought leaders and distinguished professionals as they provide a comprehensive discussion of the latest enforcement trends in classifying employees. Speakers, among other things, will offer practical compliance strategies in this rapidly evolving regulatory landscape.