A Quick Wage-Hour Tip on Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Employee Benefit Plan Review June 2020

Adriana S. Kosovych, Associate in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, authored an article in the Employee Benefit Plan Review, titled “A Quick Wage-Hour Tip on Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.”

Following is an excerpt (see below to download the full version in PDF format):

With the effective date of the new rule interpreting joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) having taken effect on March 16, 2020, employers that have not already done so should brush up on the updated guidance and review their relationships with workers to ensure compliance. Otherwise, they may face the expensive possibility of being held jointly and severally liable under the FLSA for all of the hours the individuals worked in the workweek, including hours worked for a different company.

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