There’s slim chance a House-passed joint-employer bill could pass the Senate any time soon.

That’s the message Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) told an audience at the International Franchise Association Legal Symposium in Washington, D.C.

“The all-likely solution is the NLRB revisits the rule because that’s after all how it was changed in the first place,” Alexander said, suggesting that the GOP-controlled National Labor Relations Board is more likely to act on the...