Tag Archives: Joint Employment

Another Joint Employer Test Makes Its Debut

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On January 25, 2017, a federal appeals court that covers Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and North and South Carolina was the latest to craft a joint employer test, holding that a Maryland general contractor was the joint employer of its drywall subcontractor’s employees. As a result, the contractor was responsible for unpaid wages, including overtime, … Continue reading this entry

NLRB’s New Joint Employer Standard Creates Enormous Uncertainty

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Late last week, the National Labor Relations Board published a decision that will make many business leaders’ heads spin. By pronouncing a new legal standard to be used to determine if a business is a “joint employer” of another’s employees, the Board has created an unprecedented amount of uncertainty for all types of businesses. Under this … Continue reading this entry

Serving Two Masters Can Trigger Overtime Claims

While it has been said that “no one can serve two masters,” in our modern society many people work for two or more employers at the same time. This multiple employment can have significant consequences under state and federal wage and hour laws and other areas. Thus, without realizing it, under the Fair Labor Standards … Continue reading this entry