DOL Independent Contractor Memo– Not News, Just a Reminder

DOL issued a 15-page memo last week about the potential misclassification of employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as independent contractors. The take-away: DOL thinks most independent contractors are misclassified and should be considered employees. This memo is nothing new—it is merely an articulation of current law. But it is a reminder (as… More

New Alert on Paid Leave, Tipped Minimum Wage, Overtime, Pregnancy Discrimination, & Same Sex Marriage

Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker, P.A. Employment Law Alert Montgomery County, Maryland  Passes Mandatory Paid Leave Law In mid-June 2015, the Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to enact a law that mandates paid leave be provided to persons working in the county, including those working in the private sector. The Earned Sick Leave and… More