Who We Are

We are a diverse group of locally owned, independent small businesses, associations and organizations seeking fairness and clarity on the new rules of the unlimited joint employer doctrine.

2017-07-27

Bloomberg BNA: Will DirecTV Joint Employer Case Be Aired at Supreme Court?

By Chris Opfer | An appeals panel in Washington is expected to weigh in soon on the heated debate over liability for affiliated businesses, but a separate case involving Maryland television technicians may be the first to get the issue to the U.S. Supreme Court.

2017-07-27

Coalition to Save Local Businesses Lauds House Introduction of Joint Employer ‘Fix’

Coalition Commends Bipartisan Support to Protect Future of Local Businesses

2017-07-26

Third Way: Workers And Businesses Both Win When Skills Are Put First

By Emily Estus | Right now, a House committee is putting together legislation to clarify a new legal standard holding corporations responsible to subcontracted (or franchise) employees, known as the “joint employer” rule. The current standard considers a corporation a “joint employer” with a contractor or franchise in terms of liability if they have direct, indirect, or reserved authority to control the terms and conditions of employment.