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Bloomberg Law: Gig Economy Prime Target for Labor Department Opinions

October 16, 2018

The ever-growing “gig economy” is struggling to understand how to determine if a worker is an employee or independent contractor. Employer representatives are turning to the Labor Department, which has yet to issue a clear stance on the topic. Partner Greg Jacob, a former DOL solicitor, said the Wage and Hour Division might be unwilling to answer specific questions until a new administrator is confirmed. To read the full article, click here.