In light of the unique circumstance presented by the December 28, 2018 issuance by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit of its decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California v. NLRB, --- F.3d ---, 2018 WL 6816542, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is extending the time for submitting comments regarding its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) on joint-employer status in order to permit issues raised by that decision to be addressed. Comments must now be received on or before January 28, 2019. Comments replying to the comments submitted during the initial comment period must be received by the NLRB on or before February 11, 2019.
Public comments should be submitted either electronically to www.regulations.gov, or by mail or hand-delivery to Roxanne Rothschild, Acting Executive Secretary, National Labor Relations Board, 1015 Half Street S.E., Washington, D.C. 20570-0001.
Due to the partial government shutdown, the Office of the Federal Register is unable to publish the notice of this extension. Please refer to the order here.
Click here to read the request for comments in the Federal Register.
Click here to read the original announcement regarding the Notice of Proposed Rule-Making.