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NLRB shouldn’t have subcontractors work on rule about subcontractors, Democrats say

March 14, 2019 |

Under President Trump, the National Labor Relations Board told its employees that tight budgets will require cuts to compensation and even downsizing, an agency union said. So it came as a surprise when the union learned the board wants to pay subcontractors to do work that employees traditionally…


L.A. Times – Business

NLRB empowers companies to treat more workers as independent contractors

January 25, 2019 |

The National Labor Relations Board made it easier Friday for companies to treat their workers as independent contractors excluded from federal labor protections, overturning an Obama administration precedent. However, the ruling has limited impact in California.

By a 3-1 party-line vote, Republican…


L.A. Times – Business

NLRB overturns rule that made companies liable for franchisees’ and contractors’ workers

December 15, 2017 |

The National Labor Relations Board overturned a landmark Obama-era rule this week that had left companies vulnerable to lawsuits filed by employees of franchisees and contractors over labor violations.

Groups representing companies in industries such as restaurants, retail and home construction…


L.A. Times – Business

NLRB Case Tests Who Employs Contract Workers

August 28, 2014 |

The National Labor Relations Board is considering action that would makes businesses more responsible for contract workers.
WSJ.com: US Business

McDonald’s can be held liable for employees of franchisees, says NLRB – New York Daily News

July 30, 2014 |

New York Daily News

McDonald's can be held liable for employees of franchisees, says NLRB
New York Daily News
McDonald's Corp, not just its franchisees, can be held liable in complaints that the company violated employee rights, an official at the National Labor Relations Board said in a letter made public on Tuesday. NLRB general counsel Richard Griffin Jr. wrote in …
McDonald's may be liable for worker lawsuitsCNNMoney
Minimum-Wage Activists See Opportunity in McDonald's DecisionBusinessweek
McDonald's: Regulator says it's a "joint employer"The Denver Post
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