Sep 18, 2014

NLRB's 'Joint Employer' Test Will Rewrite Labor Law


Much has been written about the National Labor Relations Board's quest to find joint employer status between McDonald’s parent company and its franchisees. The Board is even changing the legal definition of joint employer to satisfy its desired outcome that McDonald’s parent corporation and its franchisees are joint employers....But, changing the law with respect to franchisees and franchisors is just one small part of the NLRB's larger goal: The change in law intentially erases the line between legal entities in most industries.