Will Lower Oil Prices Trigger More FLSA Actions in the Energy Sector?
August 27th, 2015
Slumps in oil prices have historically triggered an increase in the number of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuits against energy sector companies. Why does this happen?
August 25th, 2015
Globalization, aging workers, and the rapidly growing flexible workforce are forcing many companies to reevaluate their workforce planning strategies. Many are developing new talent acquisition and management capabilities as a result. One such innovation is building an alumni talent community.
August 20th, 2015
Once again proving its trend-setter status in matters of employment law, California recently passed new legislation that declares cheerleaders for professional sports teams are employees, not independent contractors as they’ve traditionally been classified.
August 18th, 2015
Last week Alaska became the latest state to sign a three-year memorandum of understanding with the US Department of Labor (DOL), joining a program designed to reduce the misclassification of employees as independent contractors.
August 13th, 2015
In recent weeks there have been a lot of media stories devoted to the imminent demise of some 1099 economy (or “sharing economy”) companies like Homejoy.
August 11th, 2015
Last week the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced the signing of a 3 year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the DOL and Idaho’s Department of Labor designed to help prevent worker misclassification.
August 6th, 2015
Just weeks after the US Department of Labor issued a sweeping Administrator’s Interpretation that essentially said “most workers are employees” a bill focused on worker misclassification has been reintroduced in Congress.
August 4th, 2015
At TalentWave we strive to conduct our business with uncompromising integrity and live up to every one of our commitments to clients, consultants, partners, employees and shareholders. TalentWave also has rich a tradition of charitable giving. We believe that with our success comes an even greater responsibility to give back to the communities where we live and […]
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