The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has issued an Administrator’s Interpretation on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act taking a broad view of joint employment. To read about the DOL’s interpretation, click here.
This fuels the fire ignited by the National Labor Relations Board’s broad new standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act. Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 186 (Aug. 27, 2015). See here for more on Browning-Ferris.