NLRB Administrative Law Judge Lauren Esposito

NLRB Chairman Proposes Overhaul of Current Joint Employer Standard

Following the National Labor Relations Board administrative judge’s recent decision to reject McDonald’s proposed settlement to resolve all cases that called it a joint employer with its franchisees on labor law violations, the NLRB announced Thursday that it will overhaul the current joint-employer definition.  

NLRB Rejects McDonald's Settlement Deal in Joint Employer Case

The National Labor Relations Board rejected a proposed settlement with McDonald's and fast food workers in regard to McDonald's wanting to avoid being considered a “joint employer” with its franchisees for their alleged labor law violations. UPDATE: REQUEST TO APPEAL