This Decision Could Have a Major Impact on Franchisors

December 5, 2016

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) blew more gale force winds expanding the definition of joint-employer for purposes of collective bargaining, creating a potential tsunami for employers that share a contingent work force. As a result, the ruling in Miller & Anderson, Inc. and Tradesmen International and sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local Union No. 19, AFL-CIO, Case 05-RC-079249, could have broad implications for franchisors.