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November 14, 2023

New rule would make it easier for millions to unionize — businesses are pushing back

By DEE-ANN DURBIN
AP Business Writer

A new federal rule that goes into effect next month could make it easier for millions of workers to form unions at big companies like McDonald's. But it's already facing significant pushback from businesses and some members of Congress.

The rule — announced late last month by the National Labor Relations Board — sets new standards for determining when two companies should be considered “joint employers” under the National Labor Relations Act.


 
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