If an employee asks for time off to attend a meeting at his or her child’s school, is that covered by FMLA? Maybe not but it depends on the nature of the meeting. If the child is disabled and the school meeting is for the child’s IEP, according to a recent opinion letter from the
When is sleeping working? According to a recent DOL Opinion Letter, probably not when it occurs off duty in a sleeper berth of an over-the-road truck.
A trucker’s job is to haul a load from Point A to Point B, which often takes several days. During that time, the trucker, by law, has to…
We’ve posted on this topic several times before but the battle between independent contractors and employees continues.
Here’s a brief refresher on the basics of why proper classification of employees as independent contractors or employees matters:
- Employees (not independent contractors) are entitled to workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits.
- Employees (not independent contractors) have taxes withheld