On September 14, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), delivering on its promise from earlier this year, published a proposed rule that would change the definition of joint employer—returning to the pre-2015 definition. In 2015, the NLRB expanded the definition of joint employer to include indirect control over the essential terms and conditions of employment. Under […]
You may recall last August we told you about legislation making its way through Congress to provide a permanent (and more favorable) definition of the joint employer relationship. The Save Local Business Act is still making its way through Congress. However, in the interim, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has changed it’s position twice […]
Congress isn’t waiting for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) or the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Save Local Business Act, a bill with bipartisan support, has been introduced in the House of Representatives to rewrite the definition of joint employer. The NLRB’s 2015 decision in Browning-Ferris expanded the definition of joint employer. In Browning-Ferris, the Board […]
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