Federal Judge: NLRB “Dropped the Ball” In Issuing Joint Employer Ruling

March 9, 2017

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments today in a case that challenges the National Labor Relations Board’s 2015 decision to broaden the definition of “joint employer.”

In issuing its decision in Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI), the NLRB overturned … Read More...

Businesses Fear Joint Employer ‘Creep’

March 2, 2017

• Businesses are concerned move to expand joint employer liability under federal labor law will be mirrored elsewhere

• Federal appeals court mulling a challenge to the NLRB’s new joint employer standard, meant to address ‘fissured workplace’

• Franchisers, others … Read More...

House Committee Weighs Rollback of Federal Labor Rules

February 15, 2017

February 14, 2017 08:22PM ET | Bloomberg BNA

  •  Subcommittee continues discussion about legislation to undo NLRB rules
  •  Panel fielded possible legislation to address union representation and joint-employer standard

By Tyrone Richardson

(BNA) — A House subcommittee weighed the potential for … Read More...

Dozens of Leading Small Business Organizations Call on Congress to Enact Joint Employer FIX

February 14, 2017

WASHINGTON, February 14, 2017 – The Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB), which represents a diverse group of locally owned, independent small businesses, associations and organizations, sent a letter today to Members of Congress regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s … Read More...

Congress must act against new ‘joint employer’ standard

December 14, 2016

On Nov. 8, Americans went to the polls to select those who will lead our country, and their preferences were clear. What we have learned about our fellow citizens in the days since is also quite clear. The working people … Read More...