“Your Agency Temps Can Now Form A Bargaining Unit With Your Own Employees”
TLNT 07/26/16 By Michael Aldana, David Kern, and Judith Williams-Killackey
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Over the last seven+ years, the National Labor Relations Board has consistently expanded collective bargaining rights in a variety of employment settings. Continuing that trend, the NLRB has now reversed over a decade of precedent and ruled that temporary employees supplied by one company (“supplier employer”) to another company (“user employer”) to perform services, can be combined with the user employer’s own workforce to form a single bargaining unit for purposes of collective bargaining.