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NLRB’S Joint Employer Decision Could Uproot Hotel Franchise Model

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Dana Kravetz
CONVERGE
October 25, 2015

Dana Kravetz's article, "NLRB’s Joint Employer Decision Could Uproot Hotel Franchise Model," was published in CONVERGE on October 25, 2015.

From the article...

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.