Making a Good Impression in an Interview

Contractor vs. Employee?

News on DOL clarifications can be found here.

One takeaway:

As a result of this new guidance, employers will likely find it increasingly difficult to defend independent contractor classifications. Importantly, this guidance does not have the force of law, but it is intended to advise the public of how the DOL interprets its own statutes, and courts will consider this interpretation in future litigation. As a consequence, employers should observe the new DOL guidelines to prevent future liability with respect to misclassification.

Veterans Entrepreneurship Act

New Law Benefits Veterans Entrepreneurs

The President signed into law legislation that will expand business opportunities for veterans and help reservists keep their businesses afloat during and after deployment.

The new law waives the upfront guarantee fee for veterans applying for 7(a) express loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA), affording recently discharged servicemembers and other veterans opportunities to start new businesses and create more jobs.

Read more here.