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Labor Department rescinds Obama-era guidance on joint-employers

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday rescinded Obama-era guidance that defines a "joint-employer." The informal guidance was similar to a 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling now being challenged in court, but impacted different laws. NLRB considers a company jointly liable for its contractors' compliance with the National Labor Relations Act, which gives employees the right...
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