Bloomberg Law
Feb. 4, 2019, 11:00 AM

Punching In: Labor Dept. Wants Crack at Worker Classification Too

Chris Opfer
Chris Opfer
Jaclyn Diaz
Jaclyn Diaz

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Chris Opfer: The National Labor Relations Board isn’t the only Trump agency that may use a regulation to redefine the line between employees and independent contractors. The Labor Department is still planning to take a look at the hotly debated worker classification issue, but not until it tackles another significant workplace policy question on its docket.

“As noted in the regulatory agenda, the department plans on proposing to update its joint employer rule,” a DOL spokeswoman recently told ...

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