National Labor Relations Boards joint employer standard panel

Speaking about the National Labor Relations Board’s joint employer standard at the International Franchise Association convention, from left: Stephen Hagedorn of Jani-King International Inc., David Kaufmann of Kaufmann Gildin & Robbins LLP, and John J. Murphy of Pizza Hut Inc.

Lawyer’s advice to franchisors on NLRB: ‘Don’t panic’

Joint-employer rulings shake the industry, IFA attendees say

The National Labor Relations Board’s controversial rulings on franchisors and their joint-employer status with franchisees have roiled the franchising industry, but a legal expert urged restaurateurs not to overreact.

“Please don’t panic,” advised David Kaufmann, senior partner at Kaufmann Gildin & Robbins LLP, at an International Franchise Association convention panel on Sunday in San Antonio that delved into the joint-employer developments.


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