Steven Swirsky Quoted in “NLRB Puts Spotlight on Employers’ Business Relationships”


Steven M. Swirsky, a Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted by Law360, in “NLRB Puts Spotlight on Employers’ Business Relationships,” by Ben James. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

Some lawyers warn that the revised joint employer standard sets the stage for unions to argue that various business arrangements, in which joint employment was never contemplated, are enough to establish a joint employment relationship. And those arrangements aren't just limited to the franchising and staffing agency contexts, they say.

“I think you have the potential for this to lead to joint employer findings for companies that have outsourced functions and contracted with various vendors and service providers,” Epstein Becker Green member Steven Swirsky said.