Tag Archives: independent contractor

Crossing Borders: Employment Considerations – Planning Ahead

Companies crossed borders in 2015 at an explosive rate. International growth appears to be the business model of the 20-teens. Everyone wants to get in on the action provided by an international market for products, international growth by acquisition or just plain cross-border expansion to take advantage of certain employment markets. As you or your … Continue Reading

DOL Says Most Workers Are Employees Under Federal Law

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued an Administrator’s Interpretation regarding the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. Having received numerous complaints from workers on this issue over the last several years, the DOL has concluded that most workers are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The 15-page memorandum emphasizes that proper … Continue Reading

Exotic Dancers not Employees under Nevada Wage Laws

A victory for the defense in Terry v. SHAC, LLC, d/b/a/ Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club, as a state court in Nevada ruled that exotic dancers who performed there were not employees of the club. The dancers contracted individually with the club pursuant to a rental agreement, under which a dancer paid flat fees to the club on … Continue Reading