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NAHB Supports Proposed Change to Joint Employer Standard

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 13, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Supports Proposed Change to Joint Employer Standard

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will publish a notice of proposed rulemaking on Sept. 14 in the Federal Register inviting interested parties to submit comments on its proposed joint-employer standard. NAHB plans to submit detailed comments in support of this proposal.

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NLRB Overturns Browning-Ferris Decision; Reinstates Prior Joint Employer Standard

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on December 15, 2017 2 Comments
NLRB Overturns Browning-Ferris Decision; Reinstates Prior Joint Employer Standard

In a victory for NAHB and the small business community, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) voted on Dec. 14 to overturn its 2015 ruling in the case of Browning-Ferris Industries. Yesterday’s 3-2 vote effectively overturns an Obama-era decision that radically expanded the traditional definition for joint employer status.

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Joint Employer Bill Would Provide Certainty to Business Community

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on July 27, 2017 2 Comments
Joint Employer Bill Would Provide Certainty to Business Community

NAHB today commended bipartisan legislation introduced in the House that would help small businesses and boost housing affordability by clarifying under the law what constitutes a joint employer. The standard of joint employment was vastly expanded by a 2015 decision issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in which it adopted a broad and ambiguous new definition.

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Department of Labor Issues ‘Joint Employer’ Guidance

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Construction Industry, Legal by on February 19, 2016 0 Comments

As workplaces and work arrangements continue to evolve, the traditional relationship of one employer employing one employee is less widespread. The Department of Labor has specifically cited the construction industry as one where a worker jointly employed by two or more employers has become more common. See NAHB’s recent analysis of federal guidance on this issue and what it might mean for members, their employees and subs.

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Expanded Joint-Employer Standard Will Drive Up Home Prices

Expanded Joint-Employer Standard Will Drive Up Home Prices

NAHB and its industry coalition partners held a series of meetings with key Senate and House appropriations leaders on Nov. 13 in a bid to turn back a recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board to expand its joint employer standard.

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Expanded Joint-Employer Definition Will Harm Small Businesses

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Expanded Joint-Employer Definition Will Harm Small Businesses

A recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board to expand its joint employer standard will hurt housing affordability and small businesses, a prominent Texas home builder told Congress today.

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NLRB Joint Employer Cases Could Impact Home Building Firms

NLRB Joint Employer Cases Could Impact Home Building Firms

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is seeking to expand the definition of an employer and the potential changes could have consequences for members of the residential construction industry.

Specifically, the NLRB is moving towards a broader definition of the joint employer standard and seeking to overturn the model that has been in place for 30 years.

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