Tag: Joint Employer

Frederick News-Post: Frederick County man testifies at House subcommittee hearing on joint employer definition

March 22, 2016

Danny Farrar, a Frederick County resident and founder of Soldierfit, a gym with military-style fitness training, testified last week at a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing.

Farrar urged members of the Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations

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INDIANA LEGISLATURE PUSHES BACK AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVERREACH INTO LOCAL BUSINESSES

February 8, 2016

The Indiana House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation providing clarity to the small business community, codifying that a franchisor is not considered to be an employer of a franchisee or a franchisee’s employees.

Indiana House Bill 1218 passed out of … Read More...

Employment – New Guidance Makes Clear That DOL Will Look For, and Likely Find Joint Employment Under FLSA

February 5, 2016

By Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd

Last July, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) declared that, for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), it presumes that workers are employees entitled to the protections of the FLSA. Additionally, … Read More...

DOL Issues Administrator’s Interpretation of Joint Employment under FLSA

January 27, 2016

By David H. Ganz

In the 21st century, the theory of joint employment – that is, that an individual can have more than one employer – is alive and well. In the context of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), … Read More...

New “Joint Employer” Standard Would Hurt Small Businesses Everywhere

February 2, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board wants to demote thousands of America’s entrepreneurs to assistant managers. It’s time to push back against this government overreach into local businesses and preserve the joint employer standard.

The NLRB will soon decide whether to … Read More...