The Calendar Year May Have Changed, But Bipartisan Opposition to Su’s Confirmation Hasn’t

Michael Layman, International Franchise Association (IFA) senior vice president of government relations and public affairs, issued the following statement ahead of the Tuesday, February 27, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee meeting to consider the nomination of Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie Su to lead the department:

IFA on Joint Employer Delay: Congress Still Needs To Do Its Job and Pass CRA

Today, Michael Layman, International Franchise Association (IFA) senior vice president of government relations and public affairs, issued the following statement after the effective date of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) expanded joint employer rule was further extended to March 11, 2024, by the judge presiding over the lawsuit pending in the Eastern District of Texas:

U.S. House Schedules Vote on Resolution Overturning Harmful Joint Employer Rule 

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives announced plans to vote next week on H.J.Res.98, a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution overturning the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) expanded joint employer rule. Led by Congressman John James (R-MI), the CRA is co-sponsored by 39 members of the U.S. Senate, and 68 members of the U.S. House of Representatives. 

In Congressional Hearing, IFA’s Haller Details Importance of Franchise Business Model, Sounds Alarm on NLRB’s Joint Employer Rule 

WASHINGTON – Testifying before a key congressional subcommittee, Matt Haller, president and CEO of the International Franchise Association (IFA), highlighted the significant economic benefits of the franchise business model, while warning lawmakers of the severe economic consequences of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) final joint employer rule. 

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