Federal Standard For Successor Liability Applies To FLSA

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[1], 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.[2]

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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