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March 23, 2021 • News

USDOL Proposes Withdrawal of Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Final Rules

On March 11, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) issued Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRs) to rescind two final rules published during the prior administration which the current administration believes would weaken protections afforded to American workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The USDOL’s proposed withdrawals are open for public comment at through April 12, 2021.

*See August 8, 2021 update on rescission of Joint Employer 2020 rule.

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