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The Year Ahead in DOL Overtime and Independent Contractor Rules


January 23, 2023

New rulemaking to raise the salary level for exempt employees and an expected final DOL rule that is expected to make classifying workers as independent contractors less easy will be top-level topics in 2023. Jackson Lewis principals Jeffrey W. Brecher and Justin R. Barnes discuss the novel legal challenges likely to arise and how employers can prepare.

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