Monthly Archives: January 2024

Updated rule on independent contractor classification

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published a final rule for independent contractor classification under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Here are details on the rule. Here's a summary: Beginning on March 11, 2024, the rule will effectively reinstate the longstanding version of the “economic reality” test the DOL previously used. This test [...]

January 20th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Minimum wage increases for federal contractors

The minimum wage for work performed on or in connection with federal contracts will increase as follows: Contracts Covered by Executive Order 13658
: The minimum wage will increase to $12.90 per hour and the minimum base wage for tipped employees will increase to $9.05 per hour. Contracts Covered by Executive Order 14026
: The minimum wage [...]

January 5th, 2024|Uncategorized|