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Ax of Trump DOL Gudiance Dims Contractor Rule’s Chances, Law360

February 24, 2021

Partner Susan Harthill spoke with Law360 about the recent decision made by the US Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Wage and Hour division to withdraw an opinion letter on worker classification that was issued during the Trump administration. According to the article, President Joe Biden plans to overhaul the approach to worker classification, and likely won’t rely on the six-factor test favored by the previous administration. “It’s highly likely that rule will never go into effect, and the Biden administration will revert either to the Obama-era [administrators’ interpretation] or something even broader,” Susan said in the article.

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