Independent Contractors Misclassification

Classifying an employee as an independent contractor has come under close scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and both federal and state Departments of Labor (DOL). The federal government has estimated that worker misclassification costs several billion dollars annually in loss of tax revenue. The problem of employee misclassification is so pervasive that all […]

The National Labor Relations Board Postpones until January 31, 2012

The implementation date for the new notice-posting rule has been postponed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) by more than 2 months and the posting requirement will take effect on January 31st, 2012, instead of November 14, 2011. According to the NLRB, this delay is to “allow for enhanced education and outreach to employers, […]