AAHOA Applauds Inclusion of Joint Employer Rider in Appropriations Bill


WASHINGTON – Asian American Hotel Owners Association President and CEO Chip Rogers applauded the passage today of an appropriations bill that included policy restricting the enforcement of the expanded joint employer standard. Rogers released the following statement:

“The National Labor Relations Board erred when they significantly expanded the joint employer standard. What was a concrete and clear standard for everyone from employers to employees is now confusing and unclear. With the passage of the rider on the appropriations bill today, the House has set a clear marker that the new joint employer standard must go. Together with the Save Local Business Act, bipartisan progress is being made on this issue, which is critically important for small businesses.”

AAHOA is the largest hotel owners association in the world. The more than 16,000 AAHOA members own almost one in every two hotels in the United States. With billions of dollars in property assets and hundreds of thousands of employees, AAHOA members are core economic contributors in virtually every community in the United States. As an association, AAHOA is a proud defender of free enterprise and the foremost current-day example of realizing the American Dream.

For more information, contact: Brandon VerVelde, 202-945-4954, brandon@aahoa.com


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