DOL Signals Return to Historical Test to Decide Worker Classification

DOL Signals Return to Historical Test to Decide Worker Classification

The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) on July 13 titled “Determining Whether Nurse or Caregiver Registries Are Employers of the Caregiver.” Although this FAB focuses on the caregiver registry industry, it provides the new administration’s first substantive guidance on independent contractor classification.