The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has amended the 2015 opinion in which it adopted a "primary benefit" framework for determining whether a for-profit entity's unpaid intern is or is not an "employee" for FLSA purposes.
The U.S. Labor Department has released Administrator Interpretation No. 2016-1, dealing with concepts of "joint employment" under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.
The Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has adopted the Second Circuit's approach and held that the proper question in an FLSA unpaid-intern lawsuit is who is the primary beneficiary of the relationship.
The U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division has released "Administrator's Interpretation No. 2015-1" expressing its views on how to evaluate who is and is not an independent contractor under the FLSA.
The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has held that the proper question in an FLSA unpaid-intern lawsuit gets down to who is the primary beneficiary of the relationship.
U.S. Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil has announced that he will soon release an Administrator Interpretation intended to clarify who is and is not an independent contractor under the FLSA.
President Obama's "immigration accountability" initiative might well result in increased claims by or on behalf of the affected individuals that they have not been paid in compliance with the FLSA.
Former unpaid Gawker Media interns will be permitted to send notices to other potential lawsuit participants.
A brief filed by the U.S. Labor Department provides some interesting insight into the agency's views about when an intern is an "employee" under the FLSA.
The U.S. Labor Department has published guidance on the FLSA-related nuances of "shared living" arrangements.