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Explains rapid increase in FLSA cases, reasons for increase, cost of noncompliance, white collar overtime exemptions, common employer FLSA mistakes, projected increase in white collar exemption requirements, revised standards for determining who is an independent contractor, application of tests to determine who is or is not an independent contractor, interns, application of DOL intern test, companionship exemption, determining whether work is on or off the clock, suggestions for avoiding liability, rise of collective/class actions, and benefits/risks of using a contingent workforce.