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NLRB Overturns Obama Administration's Definition of "Joint Employer"

Dec 15, 2017

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) jettisoned the Obama administration's much-criticized broad definition of "joint employer" on Dec. 14, a move that's been widely expected since President Trump appointed two additional Republicans to the board earlier this year. As a result, indirect control by one organization of another is no longer enough to be considered a joint employer. There must instead be direct control, making it tougher for contractors and workers at franchised businesses to form unions. (Read More)

Article By: Allen Smith, J.D.

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