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Independent Contractor or Employee?: US Dept of Labor Stiffens Criteria

The U.S. Dept. of Labor (DOL) is stiffening the criteria by which it determines whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee. The DOL’s rules control whether you qualify for a few things—minimum wage, overtime, hours worked, child labor, and time and payroll records. Employees do, contractors don’t.  Other agencies control other financial aspects […]

The New York Times Interviews Playwright and Author Calvin Ramsey

National Writers Union (NWU) member Calvin Alexander Ramsey, playwright and author, was interviewed by Michael T. Luongo of The New York Times about his work, “The Green Book.” Read the interview here- Calvin A. Ramsey on How Black Travel Has Changed Since Jim Crow. The Green Book,” Calvin’s first work, was produced as a two-act play in […]