Posts Tagged ‘joint-employer’

NLRB Extends Comment Period on Proposed Joint-Employer Rule

In September 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published its new proposed rule for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Through the formal rulemaking process, employers have the opportunity to voice any concerns about the proposed joint-employer rule during the public comment period, which was initially to remain open until […]

19 Dec 18 - Labor Relations - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

In-Depth Look: Joint-Employer Standard and Liability Under California Law

Last week, we posted about the proposed rule recently announced by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which would change the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). As a reminder, the NLRA covers all employers involved in interstate commerce (subject to certain jurisdictional limits), except airlines, railroads, agricultural operations […]

24 Sep 18 - Labor Relations - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

NLRB Proposes Rule to Change Joint-Employer Standard

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has made good on its promise to revisit the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) through the rulemaking process. Because joint-employer status can have significant implications for an employer, the newly proposed rule, which clarifies and narrows the standard for who is considered […]

18 Sep 18 - Labor Relations - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

NLRB Poised to Revisit Joint Employer Standard

As the saying goes, history often repeats itself as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) demonstrates. In May, NLRB Chairman John F. Ring announced that the Board will address, once again, the standard for determining joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). However, this time the NLRB will use the rulemaking process. […]

20 Jun 18 - Labor Relations - Erika Frank - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Pulls Independent Contractor and Joint-Employer Guidance

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) said that it is withdrawing two guidance memos on joint-employer liability and independent contractor classification. These guidance memos were issued in 2015 and 2016 under the Obama administration. The short DOL statement notes that removing the guidance “does not change the legal responsibilities of employers under the Fair […]

8 Jun 17 - Independent Contractor - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »