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Biden’s Labor Department rescinds Trump-era rule affecting gig workers – NBC News

President Biden’s Labor Department on Wednesday rescinded a Trump-era rule that made it easier for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors.

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President Joe Bidens Labor Department on Wednesday rescinded a Trump-era rule that would have made it easier for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
By withdrawing the independent contractor rule, we will help preserve essential worker rights and stop the erosion of worker protections that would have occurred had the rule gone into effect, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said in a statement.
Too often, workers…

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