FLSA; overtime; Eleventh Circuit; independent contractors

11th Circuit.jpgCo-authored by Brett Bartlett and Kevin Young

In an FLSA overtime decision that should convince businesses across all industries to scrutinize the classification of workers they call “independent contractors,” the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion this week reversing a Florida court’s determination that a service provider for a cable company properly classified its installation and repair “technicians” as contractors rather

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