NLRB Browning-Ferris News

Trump Administration Issues New Rule on Joint Employer Liability

The Trump Administration announced a final rule setting forth standards for determining joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), a rule that has been sought by franchisers and companies that employ contract workers. The new rule from …

McDonald’s, U.S. Labor Board Begin Talks to Settle ‘Joint Employment’ Trial

McDonald’s Corp and a U.S. labor board are in talks to settle a case claiming the fast food company is liable for purported labor law violations by its franchisees, leading a judge on Friday to pause a trial that began …

Trump’s Labor Board Overturns Obama ‘Joint Employer’ Rule

A U.S. labor board on Thursday overturned an Obama-era ruling that had made it easier for unions and workers to hold companies accountable for practices of contractors and franchisees, a decision welcomed by business groups that could affect a major …

Court Hears Appeal of Expanded Joint Employer Liability Rule

A California waste management company at the center of a closely watched case told a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday that the new U.S. labor board standard for “joint employment” is so broad and vague that it makes it impossible …

Browning-Ferris Files Appeal of NLRB’s Joint Employer Liability Ruling

https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/coverstory/2016/01/11/394052.htmhttps://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/coverstory/2016/01/11/394052.htm A California waste management company has launched a legal challenge to a new U.S. labor board standard for “joint employment” that could make it easier for unions and regulators to hold companies accountable for the practices of staffing agencies, …

Court Now Likely for Joint Employer, Franchise Company Liability Case

A sanitation company at the center of a major U.S. labor board ruling that could force companies like McDonald’s Corp. to negotiate directly with franchise and contract workers has refused to bargain with workers hired by a staffing agency. The …

Franchise Parents, Staffing Firms Ruled Joint Employers Under Labor Law

More companies may be held responsible for labor-law violations committed by contractors and forced to negotiate wages and benefits with their workers under a decision by a politically split U.S. labor board. The National Labor Relations Board, in a closely …