• NLRB Redefines and Broadens the Joint Employment Standard
  • September 4, 2015 | Authors: John J. Coleman; Marcel L. Debruge; H. Carlton Hilson; Bryance Metheny; Matthew T. Scully
  • Law Firm: Burr & Forman LLP - Birmingham Office
  • Just in time for Labor Day, the National Labor Relations Board’s (the Board) Democratic majority handed the organized labor movement one of its biggest legal victories in recent years. The decision radically redefines the concept of “joint employment” and potentially impacts, as noted by the Board members, the jobs of 5.7 million contingent workers, 8.1 million franchisee workers, and thousands of business relationships.