AAHOA Welcomes Proposed Limit on Expanded Joint Employer Standard


WASHINGTON, DC, July 11 – AAHOA President and CEO Chip Rogers issued the following statement
on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee FY2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and
Related Agencies Appropriations bill that contains a policy rider prohibiting the National Labor Relations
Board (NLRB) from using funds on an expanded joint employer standard:

“The Browning-Ferris joint employer standard is unwieldy, confoundingly vague, and epitomizes the
failings of executive branch overreach. Expanding it would only sow more confusion in the franchise
market. While AAHOA’s nearly 18,000 members continue to call for the Senate to take up H.R. 3441, the
Save Local Business Act, and create a statutory fix based on the common sense joint employer standard
that stood for over three decades, the proposed policy rider is a welcome development. AAHOA’s
members, approximately 80% of whom own franchised hotels, applaud this attempt to rein in the federal


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