Bloomberg Law
Aug. 17, 2021, 9:30 AM

Wilcox’s Pro-Union Past Threatens to Complicate McDonald’s Redux

Ian Kullgren
Ian Kullgren

National Labor Relations Board Member Gwynne Wilcox’s long career as a pro-union attorney could bedevil an effort by a Democratic NLRB majority to reconsider a high-profile worker-classification case involving McDonald’s Corp.

Wilcox, who worked for the pro-union firm Levy Ratner until her confirmation late last month, represented the activist group Fight for $15 in a lawsuit over whether McDonald’s should be liable for labor law violations committed by franchisees and contractors. The group has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to order the NLRB to reconsider its decision to let stand a $170,000 settlement ...

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