Tag: Contractor

How DOL Proposal Changes Independent Contractor Analysis

Law360 (September 28, 2020, 1:48 PM EDT) — On Sept. 25, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a notice of proposed rulemaking[1] and request for comments in the Federal Register that seeks to simplify and clarify how to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The DOL has fast-tracked this rule and appears committed to finalizing the proposed regulations before the end of the year.

President Franklin Roosevelt signed the FLSA following the Great Depression and before the U.S. entered World War II when the options for work were largely limited to earning a wage by working for someone else….

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Do Your Homework Now To Avoid Contractor Fraud After A Hurricane

DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urge homeowners to continue hurricane preparedness actions as we approach the peak of hurricane season. The 2020 hurricane season has already set records for its active start, and recent forecast updates from NOAA continue to increase the projections for the number of named storms this year.

Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8429556-nicb-ibhs-avoid-contractor-fraud-after-a-hurricane/

“Developing key partnerships with IBHS is critical for NICB as we continue to focus on educating consumers on the importance of being prepared for a storm,” said NICB President & CEO David Glawe.

“The roof is your first line of defense against a hurricanes’ wind and rain. A strong, sealed FORTIFIED Roof™ keeps the wind and rain out, meaning families can come back home after a storm,” says Roy Wright, president and

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