Posts Tagged ‘david weil’

Jul
2015
20

Worker Win: DOL Adopts Broader Definition of “Employee” for Misclassification Cases

Worker Win: DOL Adopts Broader Definition of
  The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has issued a new 15-page guidance aimed at employers who try to get away with misclassifying employees as independent contractors.  Under the guidance, most workers would be classified as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  David Weil, head of the DOL’s Wage and…
Jan
2015
7

DOL Wage Enforcer: Extent of Labor Violations in the U.S. is “Jaw Dropping”

DOL Wage Enforcer: Extent of Labor Violations in the U.S. is
  In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, the nation’s top wage-law enforcer, David Weil, said that “jaw dropping” labor violations demand tougher action.  Weil heads the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, which is responsible for getting companies to abide by basic labor laws.  He touched on employee…
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Dec
2013
24

Dr. David Weil, Wage Boogeyman!

Dr. David Weil, Wage Boogeyman!
  If the crew of groups opposing Dr. David Weil, the Obama Administration’s pick for head of the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division, is any indication, he’s the man for the job!   In a letter from the International Franchise Association (IFA) co-signed by representatives of the Associated Builders and Contractors, the…