Category: Media

The Hill: Labor Department rescinds Obama-era guidance on joint-employers

June 7, 2017

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday rescinded Obama-era guidance that defines “joint-employer.”

The informal guidance was similar to a 2015 National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) ruling now being challenged in court, but impacted different laws.

NLRB considers a company jointly … Read More...

Bloomberg: Democrats Query Labor Board on Joint Employer Question

May 10, 2017

(BNA) — A group of House Democrats wants the National Labor Relations Board to clarify its stance on the hot-button joint employer liability question, including whether franchisers may be required to collectively bargain franchisee workers.

A total of 13 Democrats … Read More...

National Law Review: Expanded Joint Employer Standard Under Attack; What Employers Should Do in the Meantime

April 17, 2017

It appears that the days of expanded joint employer liability may be numbered, as the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) 2015 Browning-Ferris decision comes under attack on multiple fronts.

On April 5th, a group of 57 mostly Republican … Read More...

The Hill: Congress must stop harmful NLRB joint employer rule

April 10, 2017

Throughout this country small businesses have proven to be the backbone of our economy.  According to the Small Business Administration, in the first three fiscal quarters of 2014, small businesses added 1.4 million new jobs, 39 percent of which were … Read More...

The Hill: Lawmakers seek to put controversial labor ruling on hold

April 6, 2017

House lawmakers are calling for a delay of the National Labor Relation Board’s (NLRB) new joint-employer standard that business groups have vehemently opposed.

In a letter Tuesday, 55 Republicans and three Democrats asked the chairman and ranking member of the … Read More...