Big NLRB Joint Employer Case May Steal McDonald's Thunder
By Scott Flaherty (September 5, 2014, 3:24 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board's general counsel grabbed headlines with a decision to treat McDonald's Corp. as a joint employer with franchisees, but attorneys say another case, in which the board could change a 30-year-old standard for determining joint employer status, is the one to watch because it will tackle the issue before the McDonald's cases are heard.
In late July, the office of NLRB General Counsel Richard Griffin issued a directive saying it would consider McDonald's a joint employer with its franchisees in a number of unfair-labor-practices cases. That determination caught the attention of national news outlets, and at the...
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