Tag Archive: joint employer

DOL Releases Joint Employer Rule

April 3, 2019 4:58 pm Published by

Earlier this week, the DOL announced a proposed rule that would make it harder to hold businesses jointly liable when their franchisees or contractors violate the FLSA.

NLRB Overturns Joint Employer Rule

December 20, 2017 12:30 pm Published by

Last week, the NLRB overruled their 2015 Browning-Ferris decision, resulting in no longer holding liable a business with indirect control over another company's employee decisions.

NSBA Letter on Joint Employer Rule

March 30, 2016 3:38 am Published by

NSBA submitted a letter to the DOL regarding their interpretation on joint employment which could broaden business liability to employees of other firms.

NLRB Extends Reach to Small Business

September 10, 2015 5:33 am Published by

The NLRB recently issued a series of decisions--all of which have negative consequences for business—including one that could extend the jurisdiction of the NLRB to non-unionized small businesses.

NLRB Case Redefines Joint Employer Standard

September 4, 2014 10:07 am Published by

The NLRB is reviewing the standard for deciding when a business under contractual arrangements is deemed a joint employer of workers employed by another business - which could make businesses more responsible for sub-contracted workers.