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Introduced in Senate (09/09/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2015


To clarify the treatment of two or more employers as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 9, 2015

Mr. Alexander (for himself, Mr. McConnell, Mr. Isakson, Ms. Ayotte, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Burr, Mr. Cochran, Ms. Collins, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Flake, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Kirk, Mr. Lankford, Mr. McCain, Mr. Moran, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Rounds, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Shelby, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Daines, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Lee, Mr. Paul, and Mr. Scott) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To clarify the treatment of two or more employers as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act”.

SEC. 2. Treatment of joint employers.

Section 2(2) of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 152(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following: “Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, two or more employers may be considered joint employers for purposes of this Act only if each shares and exercises control over essential terms and conditions of employment and such control over these matters is actual, direct, and immediate.”.