Tag: Joint Employment

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NLRB Nominee’s History May Complicate Joint-Employment Cases

President Joe Biden’s nominee for a seat on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) may find herself in a position similar to the experience of a Republican Board member in 2017. Gwynne A. Wilcox, who represents union and workers’ rights interests as a partner at the Manhattan law firm Levy Ratner, was nominated by Biden […]

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NLRB’s New ‘Durable’ Rule Restores Old Definition of Joint Employment

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) long-awaited final rule on joint employment sets an employer-friendly tone as it returns to an old standard on what constitutes joint employment under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The Board issued its final rule on February 26, and it is to be effective April 27. The Board also […]

Seeking Clarity in a Game of Thrones and Joint Employment

Warning: While I won’t spoil any details related to last night’s season 8 premiere, there will be spoilers potentially up through the end of Season 7. So, if you’re not caught up, you may want to run away—I’ll make sure to “Hold the Door” for you. With a constant shift in alliances due to necessity, […]

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Comment Period Extended Again On NLRB Joint-Employment Rule

Employers and others interested in influencing a new rule on what constitutes joint employment have another month to make their thoughts known on the issue. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced on December 10 that the comment period for the proposed rule was being extended to January 14, 2019.

Temporary Staffing Agency's Mistake Causes Trouble for Employer

Employers are frequently using temporary staffing agencies to fill vacant, temporary, per diem, seasonal, and other positions. But what happens when the temporary agency isn’t complying with state law? Can the employer be liable? In a recent case, a superior court says yes.

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New Bill Latest Effort to Tackle Definition of Joint Employment

The definition of “joint employment” may be heading for another turnaround. Legislation introduced in Congress on July 27 takes aim at a 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision that raised the ire of many in the business community, especially employers that work with franchisees, contractors, and staffing agencies.