Implications of the new NLRB Joint-Employer Rule

In 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”), the federal agency responsible for regulating labor law, issued a controversial landmark decision that has the potential to upend traditional labor relations. The decision changed the test for determining who an “employer” of a particular worker is, opening up employers who use contract workers or temporary employees to increased organizing and labor dispute concerns, whether or not those employers are unionized.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the nature of the traditional NLRB joint-employer test
2. Learn how changing practices in the use of temporary workers contract employees and independent contractors and growing activity in the on demand or ‘gig’ economy is changing the nature of employer-employee relationships
3. Identify potential impacts of the NLRB’s new Joint-Employer Rule on your organization
4. Take away tips for reviewing existing relationships with contract workers, temporary staffing agencies and independent contractors in order to limit legal headaches in the future

Start Time: 11/2/2016 8:00:00 AM
End Time: 11/2/2016 8:50:00 AM

Presented by:

John E. Cruickshank
Alaniz & Schraeder, LLC

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Room Number: St. Thomas A

Audience: Intermediate

CEU: 0.1


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