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Paul Woody Quoted in SHRM Article regarding NLRB Adopting an Expanded Joint-Employer Rule

October 26, 2023

Paul Woody HeadshotPaul Woody, an attorney in Greensfelder’s Franchise practice group, recently discussed the impact of the National Labor Relations Board's expanded joint-employer rule in an article from SHRM.

The new rule broadens the criteria for determining joint employer status, stating that two entities are considered joint employers if they share or co-determine employees' essential terms and conditions of employment. Woody expressed concern about the NLRB's expanded rule, emphasizing the need for clear legal rules. He noted that the new rule introduces ambiguity to joint employer status, advising franchisor clients to carefully review their policies to navigate the complexities introduced by the change.

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