February 27, 2018 / 10:36 PM / 21 days ago

Fight for $15 urges NLRB to suspend settlement talks with McDonald's

Union-backed organizing group Fight for $15 on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel to suspend settlement talks with McDonald’s Corp in a major case claiming the company is liable for labor law violations by franchisees.

In a letter to General Counsel Peter Robb, Fight for $15 counsel Mary Joyce Carlson said a long-running trial against McDonald’s should resume after the NLRB overturned a December decision that had made it more difficult to prove that companies are “joint employers” of contract or franchise workers.

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