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NLRB’s Joint Employer Decision Could Uproot Hotel Franchise Model

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Dana Kravetz
CH&LA Industry Newsletter
September 30, 2015

Dana Kravetz's article, "NLRB’s Joint Employer Decision Could Uproot Hotel Franchise Model," was published in the CH&LA Industry Newsletter on September 30, 2015.

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has likely thrown a mammoth monkey wrench in the traditional hotel franchisor/franchisee model... Under the new standard, a finding of joint employment is much broader, and only requires that a business exercise “indirect” (or potential) control over workers. Hence, under the new test, a company may not only be held liable for its own labor violations, but also for those of the other entity.

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