Posts Tagged ‘joint-employer’

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Free Webinar on New Joint-Employer Rule

Confused about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new joint-employer rule? Not sure how this new rule applies to your business? You’re not alone. The DOL is hosting a free public webinar on February 25 that aims to assist employers in both complying with the changes and informing workers and their advocates of their rights […]

7 Feb 20 - Hiring - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

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New Joint Employer Rule under Fair Labor Standards Act

On January 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule updating its regulations regarding joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This new rule is scheduled to be effective on March 16, 2020. It updates and clarifies the circumstances in which an employee, under the FLSA, may have joint […]

21 Jan 20 - Hiring - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

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Franchisors Not Liable for Franchisee’s Labor Violations, Ninth Circuit Rules

Recently, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important wage and hour decision related to joint employment, particularly for franchisors (Salazar, et al. v. McDonald’s Corp.). The court decided whether McDonald’s, a franchisor, was liable for wage and hour violations as a joint employer of its franchisee’s employees. In the lawsuit, the plaintiff class […]

10 Oct 19 - Compensation, Hiring - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Comment Period Extended for DOL Regular Rate, Joint-Employer Rules

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has extended the comment period for two proposed rules – the regular rate rule and the joint-employer rule. The DOL extended the deadline to provide interested parties additional time to submit comments in response to requests for extension from law firms, unions and advocacy organizations, among others. Proposed Regular […]

15 May 19 - Compensation, Hiring - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

U.S. DOL Proposes Regular Rate, Joint-Employer Regulations

In the last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division has proposed two new rules affecting different employer regulation areas, which have not been meaningfully revised for more than 50 years. The DOL proposed a new rule on how employers calculate an employee’s regular rate of pay for purposes of paying […]

10 Apr 19 - Compensation, Hiring - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »