It's a common sense but crucial indication of how federal regulators classify workers who earn money through online platforms like Uber and TaskRabbit.
Department of Labor
It's no substitute for abolishing unnecessary licenses, but the effort to ease the burden on military families should call attention to this issue.
Changing the name plates on the front of Washington's many brutalist office buildings won't inject more competition or motivation into those departments.
The former fast food restaurant CEO says a $15 wage floor steals opportunities from entry-level workers.
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta says excessive licensing hinders the American workforce, reduces economic opportunities.
Unofficial regulations and "guidance documents" passed without any public comment are no way to go about regulating an economy.
Want to change the rules? Go ask Congress.
Overtime rules that reduce worker and employer flexibility will ensure that there are few jobs and less money to go around in the years to come.
Get ready for fewer hours, fewer jobs, and more moonlighting. When labor costs increase, employers buy less of it.
Luckily, the state is incapable of administering a potentially disastrous law.
A week to try to help ex-prisoners return to communities follows years of relentlessly putting them away.
Evidence suggests that tightening overtime rules could kill jobs
Hot goods orders being used by the feds in attack on blueberry growers in the Pacific Northwest.
Neither Martin nor Incognito are free to seek a job with another team.
Regulations will take effect in 2015
Accuses Perez of being a crusading idealogue
Under the guise of protecting American workers, it'll make the H-1B program unusable.
Striking employees now get to chow down on retraining money
For fiscal year 2011-12
The anti-Walmart movement battles to protect Americans from cheap groceries.
There was much speculation the administration would sit on the numbers