Category Archives: Independent Contractors

The Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “Suffer or Permit” Standard in the Identification of Employees Who Are Misclassified as Independent Contractors

For guidance on classifying employees and independent contractors, please check out the U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Interpretation Number 2015-1: SUBJECT: The Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “Suffer or Permit” Standard in the Identification of Employees Who Are Misclassified as Independent Contractors, found at http://www.dol.gov/…/workers/Misclassification/AI-2015_1.pdf.

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