Mercedes-Benz has run afoul of the National Labor Relations Board after an administrative judge ruled that the company violated organizing rights of workers at the company's Vance, AL factory, which builds the M-Class, GL-Class and the...Show More Summary
Until a few days ago, parent companies of franchises could disclaim responsibility for labor violations of their franchisees. But The New York Times reports the National Labor Relations Board has thrown a wrench into that comfort, finding McDonald's -- one of the largest franchise operators in the world --......
The National Labor Relations Board redefined joint ownership in a recent memorandum. Why that's actually good for independent small businesses.
Yesterday’s decision by National Labor Relations Board general counsel Richard Griffin declaring corporations joint employers of the workers in their franchises is a big, big deal. Couple of key rundowns from Steven Greenhouse, Alec MacGillis, and Seth Michaels. Show More Summary
A few items that caught our attention Thursday: New workload could paralyze NLRB in wake of Supreme Court decision: The National Labor Relations Board said it has identified about 100 decisions that will have to be reviewed in the wake...Show More Summary
On Tuesday the U.S. National Labor Relations Board found that McDonald's is a joint employer with its franchisees and can be held accountable for the franchisee's poor labor practices.
This was big news yesterday: The general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Tuesday that McDonald’s could be held jointly liable for labor and wage violations by its franchise operators — a decision that, if upheld, would disrupt longtime practices in the fast-food industry and ease the way for unionizing nationwide. Show More Summary
…or something like that… This piece of news caught my attention: The general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Tuesday that McDonald’s could be held jointly liable for labor and wage violations by its franchise operators — a decision that, if upheld, would disrupt longtime practices in the fast-food industry and ease…
Next stop: McDonald's Drive in Oak Brook, Illinois. In a ruling issued yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board announced that McDonald's Corp. can be considered a "joint employer" alongside franchisees when it comes to resolving labor-practice disputes. Show More Summary
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that McDonald’s could be held jointly responsible for labor and wage violations by its franchises. And Boeing will build a longer version of the 787 Dreamliner jet exclusively at its nonunion factory in South Carolina. Show More Summary
The general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Tuesday that McDonald's could be held jointly liable for labor and wage violations by its franchise operators -- a decision that, if upheld, would disrupt longtime practices in the fast-food industry and ease the way for unionizing nationwide. Show More Summary
The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald's shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.
Chalk up what will probably be a Pyrrhic victory for service employee unions, should the decision stand. Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has determined that McDonald's, the corporation, can be can be classified as a joint employer connected to complaints by employees who work for McDonald's franchises. Show More Summary
stltoday.com The National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday that the world’s biggest hamburger chain could be named as a joint employer in several complaints by worker groups at restaurants owned by franchisees. The decision is pivotal because it could expose McDonald’s Corp. to liability for a wide range of working conditions in those locations.
By Dawn Kent Azok, Al.com A National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge has ruled that the Alabama operations of Mercedes-Benz violated the rights of workers who are trying to form a union at the company's Tuscaloosa County auto assembly plant.
The National Labor Relations Board ruled this week that the U.S. branch of Mercedes-Benz violated the right to organize among its employees at the automaker’s Vance, Ala. plant by prohibiting the distribution of union literature in common areas outside working hours. Automotive News reports Judge Keltner Locke found for the plaintiffs on one complaint out […]
Twitter stock is on the rise after strong second quarter earnings, driven in part by the World Cup. Also, the National Labor Relations Board issued a major ruling against McDonalds. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
McDonald's can't completely reject responsibility for the pay and working conditions of people in McDonald's uniforms serving McDonald's food at McDonald's restaurants, the National Labor Relations Board decided in a landmark ruling yesterday. The board decided that the company could be considered a joint employer in worker rights complaints, despite...
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich announced a National Labor Relations Board ruling that should be a game-changer in the movement to raise fast-food worker’s pay to $15 an hour. Important victory today for fast-food workers: The National Labor Relations Board has just ruled that the McDonalds Corporation is a “joint employer” with its franchisees – [...]
In a surprise victory for logic and basic ethics, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that McDonald's is considered a "joint employer" with the franchise locations operating under its name. Hold on, I have to go spend forever laughing vindictively. Read more...