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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.

Recent developments underscore that the U.S. Labor Department is on the lookout for opportunities to tie together all participants in collaborative business arrangements.

The U.S. Labor Department's investigative focus on some of the nation's preeminent homebuilders is simply a reflection of the administration's longstanding interest in construction as a so-called "fissured industry".

Industry- and sector-wide FLSA compliance initiatives were a recurring theme during a recent Washington, D.C. "Stakeholder Forum" conducted by the U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division.

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