In January 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule containing its first regulation that sets forth, for the first time, a uniform test for determining if workers are employees or independent contactors. In this episode of The GovCon Video Blog,™ we discuss briefly the economic reality test adopted by the new DOL regulation, the factors to be applied when using the test to determine a worker's classification as employee or independent contractor, and the effective date of the new regulation.
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THREE THINGS CONTRACTORS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DOL'S NEW INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR REGULATION