Posts Tagged ‘Fair Labor Standards Act’


Jacksonville Co. Caught Classifying Painters as Employees on the Weekdays, Contractors on the Weekends

A Jacksonville painting company has been ordered to pay $45,983 in back wages to 26 painters by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division after missclassifying its employees as independent contractors. Clark Cooper Painting, LLC was found to have broken provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by keeping inaccurate...

Little-Noted Transportation Bill Provision Would Strip Some Drivers of Minimum Wage and Overtime

Dave Jamieson at The Huffington Post has spotted an unfair sneak attack in the House’s energy and transportation bill, HR7: Listed in the bill under the heading “Technical Correction,” provision 6602 would exempt several companies who transport rail workers from their obligations under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the 1938 law...