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Bloomberg: New Joint Employer Liability Test Tough to Undo, NLRB Counsel Says

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 heard arguments in a case in which the board said…

Federal Judge: NLRB “Dropped the Ball” In Issuing Joint Employer Ruling

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 30 years of legal precedent that protected businesses from liability…

Bloomberg: Businesses Fear Joint Employer ‘Creep’

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 a company may be considered a joint employer of another…