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Brian Smith is a senior associate in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group in Houston. He defends employers in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings involving alleged wage and hour ...
In an article published in Bloomberg Law on November 4, 2020, Chamberlain Hrdlicka Atlanta-based Shareholder Annette Idalski, Counsel Kaitlin Lammers and Associate Brian Smith discuss the Department of Labor’s recently proposed rule that clarifies when employers can classify workers as independent contractors and explains how the DOL lowered the bar for businesses to classify independent contractors.
“The Department of Labor’s Sept. 22 proposed rule offering clarification on when a worker is deemed an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act is ...