Howard Sokol

Howard Sokol

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NLRB Delivers New Joint-Employer Standard - Decision Leaves Franchisors, Contractors, Parent Companies, and Other Employers...

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board), in a long-anticipated 3-2 decision along party lines, established a new and broader standard for determining whether two separate companies will be deemed joint employers...more

9/4/2015 - Browning-Ferris Industries of California Inc. Collective Bargaining Franchisee Franchisors Joint Employers NLRA NLRB Staffing Agencies Subcontractors Unions Wage and Hour

The Labor Board Signals Change to the Joint-Employer Doctrine - The New NLRB Rule Will Likely Require Businesses to Bargain as to...

The National Labor Relations Board, on May 12, 2014, solicited amicus briefs on whether the board's current joint-employer standard should be changed. It is unmistakable that the Democratic majority on the board has its...more

5/30/2014 - Appellate Briefs Collective Bargaining Joint Employers NLRB

It’s Getting Harder to Say Goodbye

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or Act) allows employers, including those in the construction industry, to join together to bargain with a union. This is called "multi-employer bargaining." But there are specific rules...more

1/21/2013 - Collective Bargaining NLRA NLRB Repudiation Unions

Labor Pains for Employers: NLRB Delivers Twin Employee-Friendly Decisions on Employer Social Media Policies

The National Labor Relations Board recently issued two rulings on employer social media policies that can be construed as favorable to employees. As a result, it is recommended that employers take the time to specifically...more

12/13/2012 - Costco Facebook Karl Knauz Motors NLRB Protected Concerted Activity Section 7 Social Media Policy Wal-Mart

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