Federal Standard For Successor Liability Applies To FLSA
April 16, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT
Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT) -- On March 26, 2013, in the case of Teed v. Thomas & Betts Power Solutions LLC, the Seventh Circuit, in an opinion written by Judge Richard Posner, joined at least one other circuit court and a multitude of district courts across the country in extending the federal common law standard for evaluating successor liability to suits brought under the Federal Labor Standards Act.
This federal standard, which was originally promulgated by the Supreme Court in the contexts of the Labor Management Relations Act and the National...
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