The U.S. Department of Labor has recently unveiled proposed revisions to Wage and Hour Division regulations regarding employee and independent contractor classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The stated intention of this change is to be more consistent with judicial precedent and practical implementation.

The proposed change was announced on October 13, 2022

A worldwide effort was launched by 4 Day Week Global, a nonprofit associated with the University of Oxford, that helps companies execute and measure the impact of a four-day workweek. The nonprofit calls this a 100-80-100 model, wherein workers receive 100% of their pay for 80% of the time, while maintaining 100% productivity.

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