NLRB's Joint Employer Test Comes Under Fire At DC Circ.

Law360, New York (March 9, 2017, 6:08 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board’s expanded definition of joint employment in a case involving a waste management company faced intense scrutiny at the D.C. Circuit Thursday, with one panel member saying the board “dropped the ball” in its legal analysis.

Browning-Ferris Industries of California Inc., which is owned by Republic Services Inc., is challenging the labor board’s 2015 decision to loosen the traditional test it uses to determine whether a company qualifies as a joint employer, one of the NLRB’s most controversial rulings during the Obama...
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Case Title

Browning-Ferris Industries of v. NLRB


Case Number

16-1028

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

January 20, 2016


Case Title

NLRB v. FPR-II, LLC


Case Number

16-1063

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

February 17, 2016


Case Title

NLRB v. Browning-Ferris Industries


Case Number

16-1064

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

February 17, 2016

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