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Law 360: Lawmakers Urge Rollback Of NLRB Rulings

April 6, 2017

Law360, New York (April 6, 2017, 8:03 PM EDT) — Dozens of congressional leaders on Thursday sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, asking for a rollback of various National Labor Relations Board decisions from Read More...

Bloomberg: New Joint Employer Liability Test Tough to Undo, NLRB Counsel Says

March 29, 2017

The National Labor Relations Board’s controversial decision to expand joint employer liability may not be so easy for the Trump administration to undo, NLRB General Counsel Richard Griffin told Bloomberg BNA March 28.

A federal appeals court in Washington recently … Read More...

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...