By: Hassan A. Kanu (legal editor)
BY CHIP ROGERS, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR
Mulvaney: Joint employer decision could mean the ‘end of the franchising business as we know it’
By Ian Kullgren and Colin Wilhelm, PoliticoPro
By Eric Morath Dec. 14, 2017 8:56 p.m. ET The National Labor Relations Board overturned an Obama-era ruling that potentially made it easier for contractors and workers at franchised businesses to form unions and collectively bargain with big corporations.
By Ben Gitis | The Hill | While most headlines focus on Republican efforts to create jobs and raise wages through tax reform, another effort vital to the future of the American labor force is well underway. The House of Representatives will soon vote on the Save Local Business Act, a bill that would address the National Labor Relations Board’s problematic decision to expand the joint employer doctrine. If the NLRB’s decision remains in effect, small businesses will likely suffer, and workers could ultimately pay the price.