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Wage & Hour – Developments & Highlights Blog

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NJ Employer Wins Independent Contractor Case, Beats ABC Test

USA - September 10 2019 The New Jersey independent contractor test is one of the toughest for a putative employer to prevail upon. So, when an employer does do that, it is a…

Third Circuit Examines FLSA ‘Willfulness’ Standard: ‘Reckless’ vs. ‘Egregious’

USA - August 30 2019 The issue of willfulness is very important in FLSA cases because such a finding extends the statute of limitations from two years to three. The…

Prevailing Wage Class Action Dismissed for Failure to Allege “Public Work” Was Involved

USA - August 23 2019 The area of prevailing wage law, construction wage-hour law, is a niche within a niche and a very complicated area of wage hour law. I am proud to…

New Jersey DOL Very Tough on Supposed Misclassification of Independent Contractors

USA - August 13 2019 The New Jersey DOL is very aggressive on the issue of independent contractor status, i.e. The issue of misclassification. The latest, perhaps best…

New USDOL Secretary Will Be Big Booster of Business: Here Comes Deregulation

USA - July 31 2019 It seems that with the resignation of Secretary Acosta there is going to be a decidedly more pro-business posture for the agency. This is because…

New Jersey Wage Deduction Class Action Revived by Appellate Division: More Independent Contractor Fallout

USA - July 25 2019 When employers classify individuals as independent contractors, they are not obligated to provide them with certain benefits, as they would statutory…

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Exempt Status of Car Dealership Service Advisers

USA - May 4 2016 I have blogged on this topic before and I look forward with great interest as to what the ultimate decision will be. Evidently, during the oral…