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DOL Withdraws Troublesome Guidance on Independent Contractor Classification

Last week, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) was immediately withdrawing guidance published during the Obama administration that related to independent contractor misclassification and joint employment standards. The guidance described misclassification a “problematic trend” and sought to limit businesses from classifying employees as independent contractors. In the now […]