Will Lower Oil Prices Trigger More FLSA Actions in the Energy Sector?

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?


The Business Case for Building an Alumni Talent Community
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.


Professional Sports Cheerleaders Are Classified as Employees in California
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.


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Alaska Joins the DOL IC Misclassification Program
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.


Business Fundamentals, Not Worker Misclassification, Are What Really Killed Homejoy
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.


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Idaho Signs Agreement with DOL to Help Prevent Worker Misclassification
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.


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“Payroll Fraud Prevention Act” is Reintroduced in Congress
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.


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What Does It Mean To Give Back?
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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