DOL Issues Final Independent Contractor Rule

Posted on: February 13th, 2024 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor in January 2024 finalized a new federal rule that will make it more difficult for employers to classify workers as independent contractors. The final rule formally rescinds the independent contractor rule issued by the DOL a few years ago and provides a different interpretation of how the key test of […]

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New OSHA Electronic Reporting Rule Takes Effect

Posted on: February 6th, 2024 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

A new rule by the Department of Labor requires firms with 100 or more employees in certain industries to electronically submit their OSHA Form 300 and 301 logs, starting in 2024. These are in addition to submission of Form 300A-Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses. The new rule applies to businesses in 104 high-hazard industries […]

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