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 …

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...

Dozens of Leading Small Business Organizations Call on Congress to Enact Joint Employer FIX

February 14, 2017

The Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB), which represents a diverse group of locally owned, independent small businesses, associations and organizations, sent a letter today to Members of Congress regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) August 2015 limitless “joint … Read More...