Category: Media

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...

Bloomberg: Businesses Fear Joint Employer ‘Creep’

March 2, 2017

A landmark case expanding joint employer liability for businesses accused of unfair labor practices may be on appeal, but the theory is already showing signs of moving into other workplace laws.

The National Labor Relations Board in 2015 ruled that … Read More...

Bloomberg: House Committee Weighs Rollback of Federal Labor Rules

February 15, 2017

A House subcommittee weighed the potential for legislation to undo some National Labor Relations Board actions under the Obama administration, including “ambush” union election rules and an expanded joint employer liability standard.

“Joint employer is certainly one of the regulatory … Read More...

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

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 (NLRB) August 2015 limitless “joint … Read More...

The Hill: 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...