Biden DOL Revokes Three Eleventh-Hour Trump DOL Opinion Letters

Randi Klein Hyatt
Randi Klein Hyatt
01/27/2021
In its final days under the Trump administration, the Department of Labor (DOL) had advanced three opinion letters on independent contracting and tip-pooling rules.  On Tuesday, the DOL's Wage and Hour Division revoked the letters under the Biden administration's regulatory review freeze.  The independent contracting rule would have permitted a simpler legal standard for classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees covered...
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U.S. Department of Labor Issues Three New Opinion Letters

Andrea Murphy
Andrea Murphy
08/09/2019
On August 8, 2019, the federal Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued three opinion letters which concern the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The details are as follows: FMLA2019-2-A Intermittent leave to attend Committee on Special Education (“CSE”)/Individualized Education Program (“IEP”) meetings to address the educational and special medical needs of an employee’s child is...
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