Eakinomics: NLRB, McDonalds and the Joint Employer Rule

March 31, 2015

This week an administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will begin consideration of whether McDonald’s should be considered the “joint employer” of all McDonalds workers, instead of them being considered the employees of individual franchises. At … Read More...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Event on Joint Employer Issue

March 24, 2015

On March 20, business associations and industry leaders came together at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to discuss recent efforts to change the standard used to establish joint employment. Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB) co-chair Clint Ehlers, a FASTSIGNS … Read More...

Coalition to Save Local Businesses Educates Congressional Staff on Joint Employer Issue

March 13, 2015

Yesterday, the Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB) held a bi-partisan briefing for the House Small Business Committee on how a new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) joint employer standard will affect all small businesses.

For decades, the standard for … Read More...

Small Business Owner Mara Fortin Discusses Impact of Potential “Joint Employer” Ruling

March 13, 2015

Mara Fortin, franchise owner Nothing Bundt Cakes in San Diego County shares her business story and her concerns of a new joint employer definition.… Read More...