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McDonald’s Faces Destruction of Its Business Model Under New Labor Rule

Newsweek: “McDonald’s said a revision to employment law being considered by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would destroy the franchise model it has operated on for decades. The independent federal agency is considering broadening the definition of what counts as a “joint employer,” making it easier to hold umbrella…

McDonald’s and Others Face New Rule That Could ‘Destroy the Franchise Model,’ Company Says

More than 800,000 people work at a McDonald’s restaurant in the U.S. But the question of who works for McDonald’s is a thornier one. Today, about 95% of the restaurants bearing the Golden Arches are franchises. And McDonald’s Corp. is quick to say that the workers flipping…

Sinema Pushes Back on Labor Board’s Planned Joint Employer Rule

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.) teased a potential vote to overturn the National Labor Relations Board’s planned move to alter the joint-employer standard under federal labor law. Sinema said Tuesday that the rule proposed by the NLRB is “concerning,” and suggested she would vote to overturn the rule through a Congressional Review Act…