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K&L Gates Triage: How the Fourth Circuit’s New Joint Employer Test May Impact Healthcare Employers

Date: 22 June 2017

This is the second segment in a Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety series discussing the creation of a new “Joint Employer Test” by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and how it impacts health care entities in North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. The episode describes the criteria for two or more entities becoming a “joint employer” of an employee. It also explains the obligations of joint employers to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act, including provisions concerning overtime pay.

About Triage
Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals has been created by K&L Gates to convey information about developments in health law through short, three to five minute podcasts.

If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. On some days, it may seem like an insurmountable task to keep up with every change, especially as a new presidential administration and new policies take shape.

The K&L Gates Health Care Practice will regularly create Triage podcasts to help you learn about the latest developments in health law. Our lawyers will identify the most important changes and analyze the impact of these changes on our clients.

Catch-up on past episodes by visiting our Triage program page.

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