Are Employers Now Responsible for Their Contract Workers?

By | MN Employment Law Report | September 1, 2015
Are Employers Now Responsible for Their Contract Workers?

Maybe so, according to the latest pronouncement of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).   In Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 186 (Aug. 27, 2015), the NLRB dramatically expanded their definition of “joint employers,” so that businesses may now be responsible for the terms and conditions of employment of their subcontractors, franchisees and temp agencies.