What Employers Should Know about the DOL’s New Joint Employment Standards

Source: Charles H. Wilson, Employee Relations Law Journal, Vol. 42 no. 1, Summer 2016
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The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division recently issued an Administrator’s interpretation that provides broader “joint employment” liability for employers under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act. The author of this article discusses the new standard and what employers should do going forward.