"Joint Employers Rule Delivers One-Two Punch to Contractors," Constructor Magazine

July 8, 2016

In an article published in the July/August issue of Constructor Magazine, Stephen L. Wright provides insight on the significant changes to the joint employers rule and what that means for contractors. The article explains how the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) recent decision in the Browning-Ferris Industries California Inc. case has relaxed the standard for determining when two companies constitute as “joint employers” under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). “A situation that could be ripe for finding joint employer status may be where a project site needs more stringent security in place, so that the general contractor is obligated to have considerable control over subcontractor practices,” Mr. Wright told the publication. For the full article, please visit the Constructor Magazine website.

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