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Capitol Correspondence - 09.29.20

Public Comment Period Officially Begins for DOL Independent Contractor Rule

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As an update on our previous article on the Department of Labor announcing a proposed rule on classifying independent contractors, the full text of the proposal is now publicly available through the Federal Register. Its publication in the Federal Register means that the 30-day period for public comment for this rule has officially begun – the deadline to comment is October 26, 2020.

Readers interested in posting a public comment may do so through the hyperlink above, which includes a collapsible comment form, or directly through Regulations.gov, using Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 1235-AA34.