DOL’s Six Latest Opinion Letters Offer Useful Guidance To Employers

Kollman & Saucier
Kollman & Saucier
08/30/2018
After going into hibernation during the Obama Administration, opinion letters have reemerged as part of the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division’s (WHD) efforts to guide employers seeking valuable input about legal compliance and best practices.  As the DOL itself explains, these letters are “official, written opinion[s] by WHD on how a particular law applies in specific circumstances presented by the person or entity requesting the letter.” The...
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Temporary Workers Entitled To Title VII Protections

The Third Circuit has joined the list of other federal courts (including the Fourth Circuit which covers Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina) that have held that Title VII applies to claims raised by the temporarily assigned worker against the company operating the work site where assigned.   In other words, Title VII applies to temporary employment.  In Faush v. Tuesday Morning, Inc., No. 14-1452, (3d Cir. Nov....
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