Bloomberg Law
March 8, 2021, 1:40 PM

Trump Rule on Gig-Worker Status to be Reconsidered by Biden DOL

Ben Penn
Ben Penn

The U.S. Labor Department is nearing completion of a regulatory update to a significant rule it finalized late in the Trump administration that would clarify whether workers are employees or independent contractors.

The agency is awaiting clearance from the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs before it can release the new proposal, which could consider public input on whether to modify or repeal the business-friendly regulation DOL issued two weeks before former President Donald Trump left office.

The Trump rule, which had initially been slated to take effect Monday, would’ve adopted a new test to ...

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