Politico Pro: Joint employer standard cost businesses billions

By Ian Kullgren A study by a prominent business group said that an Obama-era NLRB ruling that broadened the legal definition of joint employment has cost businesses more than $33 billion a year. The report by the International Franchise Association, set to be released today, also said that the 2015 Browning Ferris decision nearly doubled […]

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Wall Street Journal: The NLRB May Reverse A Job-Killing Regulation

By: Robert Cresanti and Neil Bradley America’s small businesses would have created hundreds of thousands more jobs over the past three years if not for an Obama-era mistake by the National Labor Relations Board. The NLRB has an opportunity to correct the error. At issue is Browning-Ferris Industries, a case the board decided in 2015. BFI created a new […]

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Washington Free Beacon: GOP Leaders Back New Franchise Rule

By: Bill McMorris Republican Congressional leaders are throwing their weight behind a new federal labor regulation reversing a controversial Obama-era ruling. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R., Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions, along with party leaders in the House and Senate, sent a letter to the National Labor Relations Board […]

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NLRB: NLRB Chairman Provides Response to Members of Congress Regarding Joint-Employer Rulemaking

Today, Chairman John F. Ring responded to a January 8, 2019 letter from Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) urging the Board to withdraw its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the joint-employer standard. A copy of Chairman Ring’s responsive letter is available here. Established in 1935, the National Labor Relations Board is […]

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