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May 06

DOL Says Gig Workers Are Contractors, Not Employees

By de Jesus Law Group

This week the Department of Labor issued an opinion letter signaling that it’s siding with business owners when it comes to determining whether gig workers like Uber drivers should be classified as employees or independent contractors. The DOL letter concluded these workers are contractors, not employees, and as such, they’re not entitled to federal protections […]

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Apr 15

What You Should Know About Workplace Retaliation

By de Jesus Law Group

When it comes to personal retaliation, you may think of acts such as giving a friend the silent treatment over a rude remark or not inviting someone to your party because they didn’t invite you to theirs.  These vengeful acts may be petty and cruel, but they’re not illegal. Yet when it comes to workplace retaliation, […]

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Apr 01

What You Should Know About ‘Ban the Box’ Laws

By de Jesus Law Group

If you haven’t yet heard about the legislative initiative sweeping across the country known as “Ban the Box,” you probably will soon. Indeed, if your company is located in one of the 33 states or more than 150 cities and counties that have adopted such laws, you risk legal penalties and lawsuits if you’re not […]

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