NLRB Franchise Scrutiny Comes To Staffing Agencies

Law360, New York (June 4, 2015, 11:24 AM EDT) -- Temporary employment agencies and the employers that use their services are likely to find themselves in the crosshairs of the National Labor Relations Board, according to a board order issued recently. After deliberating for more than three years, the NLRB has granted the Sheet Metal Workers' International Association's request for review in Miller & Anderson Inc. In doing so, the NLRB stated its intention to reconsider its 2004 decision in Oakwood Care Center.

Reversing Oakwood could make it easier for unions to organize workplaces that utilize staffing agencies, even if the resulting bargaining unit consists of a staffing agency, a traditional...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!