NLRB Eases Unionization, Redefines Joint Employment

August 28, 2015

This new defintion could have broad-spanning repercussions
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The National Labor Relations Board has finally come to a decision on the definition of the employee-employer relationship—making it easier for fast food workers to unionize.

This new defintion could have broad-spanning repercussions for how labor negotiations are handled between franchisees and the corporate office.   

Now, unionized employees at franchise locations will be empowered to not only negotiate with the individual restaurant, but also with corporate headquarters. 

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