Employer-Friendly Independent Contractor Rule Delayed

 Employers looking forward to streamlined U. S. Department of Labor rules on independent contractors will have to waitThe implementation of the rule has been delayed to May 7, 2021Some business groups are planning on suing the current administration under the Administrative Procedure Act for delaying the rule, and other commentators believe the rule will be scrapped altogether 

 For now, employers should look to the IRS regulations and state laws to determine whether a worker is an independent contractorEmployers Council has resources on this topic, and lawyers working for Employers Council can help you with this issue.