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Sacramento Managing Partner Breaks Down NLRB’s Proposed Joint Employer Rule


In his bylined piece for QSR Magazine titled “Breaking Down the NLRB’s Proposed Overhaul to Joint Employment Rule,” Sacramento managing partner Alden J. Parker examines the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) proposed rule that would alter the definition of joint employment. As Alden says, the rule, if adopted, would make it “more difficult for businesses to be held legally responsible for alleged labor and employment law violations by staffing companies, franchisees, and other related organizations.”

While this is only the first step in the process, Alden says that the proposed change “would be welcome news for the restaurant industry,” since the industry has seen an increase in organized activity and litigation seeking to hold franchisors jointly responsible for activities of their franchisees.

To read the full article, visit QSR Magazine.


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