By Ian Kullgren and Colin Wilhelm, PoliticoPro
Mulvaney: Joint employer decision could mean the ‘end of the franchising business as we know it’
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.
By Rep. Bradley Byrne & Rep. Henry Cuellar | Morning Consult | Republicans and Democrats don’t always agree on how to promote economic growth and opportunity. But the American people are counting on us to find common ground wherever we can.
By Jason Brandt | So many issues facing Oregon remain unsettled because of partisan gridlock, from ensuring healthcare access to solving income inequality. It’s refreshing when our representatives can agree on change that could have a very positive impact on our state.