NLRB Chairman Philip Miscimarra

Former NLRB Officials Duke It Out over How Feds Should Define 'Joint Employment'

Two former labor department officials presented conflicting views last month on how the National Labor Relations Board should finalize the definition of "joint employment" pertaining to relationships between companies and their independent contractors and franchisees on workplace labor violations.

This heated dispute was regarded by prominent attendees as being one of the biggest pending issues to face the labor board.