Employee or Independent Contractor?

The U.S. Department of Labor has recently changed its approach to answering this difficult question. Read Ed Silverstein's article  "New guidance about independent contractor vs. employee classification called 'subjective'" at InsideCounsel to find out why "there is some reason to believe … actions by the DOL will intensify with the new guid...

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Does your Company Dress Code Need Alterations?

If your company has not updated its dress code policy this year, it's time to do so.  On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court made clear in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., that dress codes must have flexibility to allow for exceptions based on religion when it would not result in a more than a minimal burden on the employer's ope...

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