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February 2019 Archives

NLRB Brings Independent Contractor Analysis Back In Line With DOL

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has just overruled a previous case that had expanded the definition of independent contractor for the purposes of the National Labor Relations Act. In its SuperShuttle DFW Inc. decision, the board has brought that definition into greater alignment with the definition used by other agencies such as the Department of Labor and the IRS.

Can Customers Create A Hostile Work Environment For Workers? Yes.

Can employers be held liable when customers sexually harass workers? Yes, under certain circumstances. Companies have a legal responsibility to protect their workers from a sexually hostile work environment, even when the source of the harassment is a customer.

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