U.S. Department of Labor attempts to tackle issue once and for all
By: David Rauf
“Once finalized, it will make it easier to identify employees covered by the Act, while respecting the decision other workers make to pursue the freedom and entrepreneurialism associated with being an independent contractor.”
—Eugene Scalia, Labor Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Labor
“The goal would be to properly classify the field as independent contractors not subject to any test.”
—Will Miller, attorney, Buchlater
Under a new proposed Trump administration regulation, direct selling companies could finally gain some clarity on which workers may be classified as independent contractors.
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