DOL Finalizes Overhaul Of FLSA Joint Employer Test

Law360 (January 12, 2020, 7:37 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule Sunday updating the legal framework for analyzing whether workers are jointly employed by affiliated businesses under the Fair Labor Standards Act. 

The rule will be published in the Federal Register this week and take effect in mid-March. It finalizes a proposal unveiled last year and is one of several regulations governing joint employment that agencies within the Trump administration have recently pursued. 

“This final rule furthers President Trump’s successful, government-wide effort to address regulations that hinder the American economy and to promote economic growth,” Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said in a statement...

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