In an article published by QSR Magazine on Dec. 5, 2016, Maribeth Meluch provides insight on the latest National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rulings and what they mean for franchisors. Recently, the NLRB blew more gale force winds expanding the definition of joint-employer for purposes of collective bargaining, creating a potential tsunami for employers that share a contingent work force. Because this decision makes it much easier to unionize the contingent employees, who many times are located at separate employers and thus lack the contact and continuity to forge relationships and leverage to actively bargain, those supplier employers will find themselves engaged in multiple collective bargaining efforts with multiple bargaining units. Meluch provides tips for franchisors adjusting to these new rulings. For the full article, please click here.