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"Worker Misclassification Remains Major Issue"

Bloomberg BNA
Date   Nov 6, 2015

Rick Warren, a partner in the firm's Atlanta office, was featured in the Bloomberg BNA article, "Worker Misclassification Remains Major Issue," for his part on a panel at the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Warren told participants that in dealing with independent contractor issues, employers should remember that there are different tests applied under various federal and state laws.

The management lawyer also warned that employers need to be alert to changes in the law and avoid being overconfident about business practices that have been followed for years.

'Industry custom is not a defense' to a company's noncompliance with wage and hour laws, he told the audience."

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