California News: Attorney General Xavier Becerra Joins Multistate Coalition Opposing Changes to Joint Employment Standards

California News: Attorney General Xavier Becerra Joins Multistate Coalition Opposing Changes to Joint Employment Standards

SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 12, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today joined a multi-state comment letter opposing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) proposal to reverse its decision in BFI Newby Island Recyclery (2015), and dramatically narrow the definition of “joint employer.”  The NLRB’s proposal would diminish the ability of millions of workers to gain the benefits and protections of collective bargaining.

“As our economy and labor markets continue to evolve, our laws should keep pace to strengthen protections for workers, not weaken them,” said Attorney General Becerra. 

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