3rd Circuit: A Parent Co. Does Not A Joint Employer Make

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 12:47 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs often attempt to impose liability on parent corporations for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations allegedly committed by their subsidiaries. They do so by arguing that the parent is a joint employer of its subsidiaries’ employees. That strategy has just become more difficult for plaintiffs filing in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

On June 28, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision awarding summary judgment in favor of Enterprise Holdings Inc. on...
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