Last week in a divide opinion the National Labor Relations Board decided the case of Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., in which the Board announced a new standard for determining joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act.  The Board’s decision significantly broadens the definition of “employer” under the Act to include unrelated

Earlier this month the NLRB  decided not to appeal two appellate court decisions invalidating the NLRB’s 2011 adoption of a rule requiring private sector employers to post notices advising employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.  The decision to allow this deadline to pass rendered the posting obligations “dead in the water”