The Third Circuit recently upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s finding that a separately organized nursing home facility is properly considered a single employer with its parent company. The case, Grane Health Care v. NLRB, involved a nursing home that was purchased by Grane Healthcare Co. Grane subsequently established a new entity called Cambria Care Center to operate the facility. The facility’s employees had been represented by two unions. Grane refused to recognize those unions after it purchased the nursing home. Grane also extended employment offers to most of the facility’s employees, but did not offer employment to four out of the five officers of one union and an employee represented by the other union who was active in an earlier strike. Continue reading this entry at Littler's Healthcare Employment Counsel.