Recent News & Alerts

Garnish at your own Risk!

Earlier this week, Judge Marvin Shoob of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia issued a Ruling declaring Georgia’s post-judgment garnishment statute unconstitutional.Prior to September 8, 2015, Georgia’s post-judgment garnishment statute (O.C.G.A. § 18-4-60 et seq.) provided judgment…

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Important Update to DOL Standards for Determining Independent Contractors

Yesterday, the Department of Labor clarified the standards it uses to determine if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). In short, it emphasized that “most workers are employees under the FLSA,” even when classified as independent contractors, partners or members of external LLCs in their contracts.

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