Bloomberg Law
Sept. 10, 2020, 7:16 PM

DOL Brass ‘Stand by’ Joint-Employer Test Voided by U.S. Court

Ben Penn
Ben Penn

The U.S. Labor Department’s top wage-hour official said she still supports her agency’s narrowed joint-employer test after it was struck down in federal court this week, and asked staff to report all pending cases that are affected by the opinion.

“We are disappointed in the district court’s decision regarding the Joint Employer Rule. We stand by the Rule and are weighing all options,” Cheryl Stanton said in an email to DOL Wage and Hour Division employees Thursday that Bloomberg Law obtained. “Please reach out to your Directors of Enforcement if you have cases in process that may be affected by ...

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