In an article published by FSR Magazine on Dec. 5, 2016, Maribeth Meluch provides insight on how recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rulings may impact franchisors. The Miller & Anderson decision is just the latest ruling from the agency broadening the limits of joint-employment. Previously in Browning Ferris, Industries (BFI), the NLRB overruled precedent that had clearly denoted boundaries defining when employees would be considered “jointly-employed” for purposes of collective bargaining. Because of these recent decisions of the NLRB, franchisors and employers who use contingent workforces may be struggling to survive a flood of collective bargaining efforts and allegations of unfair labor practices. For the full FSR article, please click here.