Legal Shift Could Alter Franchise Model

Content: 

MacArthur Foundation Professor in History Nelson Lichtenstein weighs in on a recent shift in the National Labor Relations Board’s legal approach to naming the corporation as a “joint employer” with the individual business owner for unfair labor practices against McDoanld’s franchisees. The Director of UCSB's Center for the Study of Work, Labor & Democracy is also quoted as an expert in a story about labor negations at West Coast seaports.

News Date: 

Saturday, November 15, 2014