OSHA Mulls Joint Employer Standard For Safety Probes

Law360, New York (August 26, 2015, 4:12 PM EDT) -- The Occupational Safety & Health Administration is looking at the potential for a joint-employment relationship between franchisors and franchisees when investigating workplace safety, while the National Labor Relations Board mulls a ruling on that same relationship under labor law.

In advance of the NLRB’s decision in Browning-Ferris, the International Franchise Association on Wednesday provided a copy of a draft internal OSHA memo discussing the characteristics of a relationship between a corporate entity and its franchisee that would make them liable for OSHA violations as joint employers....
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.