In a move that could significantly increase the risk associated with unfair labor practice litigation for employers, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a decision on October 24, 2014 that stated it has authority to order expanded remedies for violations of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) that are “egregious and pervasive.” In HTH […]

In a decision that could have far reaching implications for industries that rely on the franchisor/franchisee business model, the NLRB’s General Counsel, Richard Griffin, Jr., determined that 43 unfair labor practices charges against McDonald’s, USA, LLC may move forward under a “joint employer” theory finding that McDonald’s should be held liable along with its independently […]