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This union model is so 1950

Posted: August 7, 2014 at 3:56 a.m.

The Official Blog Spouse was on Melissa Harris-Perry's show last weekend to talk about a variety of topics, including the recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board that McDonald's is a joint employer with its franchise owners, and it can therefore be jointly charged in labor disputes. This potentially opens the door to unionizing fast-food franchises, which would be a major change in labor law and the franchise market.

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