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FREEDOM FOUNDATION CALLS OUT FEDERAL SCHEMES TO EXPOSE MORE WORKERS TO UNION PRESSURE
January 31, 2023 // The wage and hour requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the excessively complicated regulations of the Wage and Hour Division and the collective bargaining requirements of the National Labor Relations Act all give employers incentives to use independent contractors rather than employees when possible. Oblivious to the role they play in encouraging the use of independent contractors, Biden’s operatives insist the “misclassification” of employees as independent contractors constitutes a national emergency. In fact, a far greater threat is posed by the new regulations to the livelihoods of independent contractors in the gig economy just to appease Biden’s benefactors in Big Labor.