NLRB Upholds Bid For McDonald's Joint Employer Info

Law360, New York (November 14, 2016, 5:47 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board has ordered McDonald's to produce additional information in response to a subpoena from the labor board's general counsel in a case over whether the fast-food chain is a joint employer of franchise workers, saying the order comports with the scope of the subpoena.

In a Nov. 10 ruling, a split three-member panel held that Administrative Law Judge Lauren Esposito acted within the bounds of her authority when she ordered McDonald USA LLC to turn over additional information to the office of NLRB General Counsel Richard Griffin as part of a subpoena request that purportedly relates to...

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