H. R. 3459
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 9, 2015
Mr. Kline (for himself, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Walberg, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Barletta, Mr. Heck of Nevada, Mr. Messer, Mr. Byrne, Mr. Carter of Georgia, Mr. Bishop of Michigan, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Russell, Mr. Curbelo of Florida, Mr. Allen, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Smith of Missouri, Mr. Hardy, and Mr. Knight) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce
To clarify the treatment of two or more employers as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act.
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..