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ABC Test for Independent Contractor Status Applies Retroactively: Viewpoint

Last year, the California Supreme Court announced a new standard, known as the “ABC” test for determining whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor in wage and hour cases. (Dynamex Ops. W. Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) 4 …

Wal-Mart Paying $4.8M for Overtime Violations

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $4.8 million in back wages and damages to more than 4,500 employees nationwide for unpaid overtime, The Labor Department said Tuesday. The Bentonville, Ark.-based company also will pay nearly $464,000 in civil penalties for violating …