Posts from March 2017.

Worker misclassification continues to be an ongoing problem throughout the country. The effect of this has its greatest impact on low wage earners. By virtue of being misclassified as independent contractors, as opposed to employees, such workers do not have legal protections of employees, such as minimum wage and overtime...Read More

The U.S. Department of Labor has reported that about 40% of the U.S. private sector workforce does not have the benefit of paid time off for care of their own illnesses or those of family members. This pressure on working families was the impetus for the Executive Order signed by President Obama in September 2016, which was...Read More

Shutts’ Labor and Employment Law Blog analyzes and discusses laws, regulations, recent news and trends affecting labor and employment issues in a variety of industries and in both the private and public sector. The blog is written for employers, employees, HR professionals, in-house counsel and the general public...Read More

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