Most Workers Are Employees According to US Department of Labor Interpretation

Danielle Barbour Wilson Danielle Wilson, Regulatory Agency Guidance

The Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor (WHD) recently issued a new interpretation regarding when workers are “employees” versus “independent contractors” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). According to the Administrator, “most workers are employees under the FLSA,” thus are entitled to receive the minimum wage, overtime, and the other protections afforded under …