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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.
Employee Status, Employer Status, Government EnforcementTags: FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, Administrator Interpretation No. 2016-1, joint employment, joint employer, joint employee, fissured, fissured industry, vertical joint-employment, horizontal joint-employment, economic reality, economic realities
Recent developments underscore that the U.S. Labor Department is on the lookout for opportunities to tie together all participants in collaborative business arrangements.
Compliance, Enforcement, Government EnforcementTags: fissured industries, fissured industry, Hospitality, construction, food retailing, joint employment, enforcement, hotels, contractors, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, franchisees, franchises
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".
Compliance, Employee Status, Employer Status, Government Contracts, Government Enforcement, Independent Contractor, Prevailing Wage/Fringe BenefitsTags: homebuilders, homebuilder, FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, investigation, U.S. Labor Department, joint employment, enterprise, PulteGroup, KB Home, D.R. Horton, fissured, fissured industries, fissured industry, independent contractor
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.
Compliance, Employee Status, Government EnforcementTags: Hospitality, initiatives, joint employment, industry, sector, enforcement, construction, hotels, contractors, subcontractors, franchisees, franchises, fissured industries, fissured industry, fissured