As this blog has noted on numerous occasions, Congress is considering a piece of legislation that would radically re-write American labor law and undermine freelancers and other independent contractors.
Independent contracting gives millions of Americans opportunities to work and hire flexibly. The U.S. Chamber’s Employment Policy division supports state and federal legislation that protects the freedom of workers and businesses to choose how they work.
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A new study finds that due to California’s AB-5 law, independent contractors were not converted to full-time employees and instead lost work opportunities, contrary to DOL’s theory.
A new DOL regulation replaces the previous regulation with uncertainty, creating bias against independent contractor status.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, urges the rejection of cloture on the nomination of Ms. Gwynne Wilcox to another term on the National Labor Relations Board, until a Republican NLRB member is named and reported out of the Senate HELP Committee.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress, opposing H.R. 20 / S. 567, the "Richard L. Trumka Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2023." This letter places the bill on the Legislative Leadership scorecard, for credit for refraining from cosponsorship.
The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division’s recently proposed regulation redefines how to classify employees and independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Here's what businesses across industries need to know.
In a decision that strains credulity, an Alameda County, Calif., Superior Court judge on August 20 issued a ruling that declared unconstitutional and unenforceable that state’s Proposition 22, a ballot initiative that voters passed into law deci
After approximately four years with a Republican majority, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on August 27 added a new member, David Prouty, whose addition to the Board changed control of it to a 3-2 Democratic majority.