Given that unions currently only represent 6.6 percent of the private sector workforce, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) increasingly is vetting any and all avenues to enlarge that number. We recently have seen those efforts with the new “ambush election rules,” “micro-unit” decisions, and increased scrutiny of non-union employer policies. The NLRB now has delivered yet another blow to employers by issuing a ruling that will make it easier for unions to establish that two or more companies are “joint-employers” under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). For a more detailed discussion of this issue click here for our Labor Alert.
The Hits Keep On Coming: NLRB Ruling Makes It Easier For Unions To Establish “Joint-Employers” Under The NLRA
August 31, 2015 | National Labor Relations Board