Corporate Function — Not Corporate Formality — Determines FLSA Status

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, in its October 3, 2018 opinion, reiterated that a worker’s status as an employee or an independent contractor cannot be determined by corporate formalities or labels alone. In Acosta v. Jani-King of Okla., Inc., … Continue reading

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The U.S. Department of Labor Issues Six New Wage and Hour Opinion Letters

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued six new opinion letters this week, covering employer compliance issues under both the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The opinion letters … Continue reading

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ADOSH Finally Approves Federal OSHA Silica Standard

On September 23, 2017, Federal OSHA adopted the silica standard for the construction industry. The general industry aspect of the silica standard took effect on June 23, 2018. As a state plan state, Arizona has six months to adopt the … Continue reading

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