Bloomberg Law
May 30, 2018, 10:03 AMUpdated: May 30, 2018, 8:41 PM

Senators: Labor Board Uses Regulation to ‘Evade’ Ethics Issue (1)

Hassan A. Kanu
Hassan A. Kanu
Legal Reporter

Three lawmakers said to be considering a Democratic run for the White House told federal labor board Chairman John Ring (R) May 29 that they’re concerned the board is using the regulatory process to skirt conflict-of-interest issues and update its approach to joint employment to favor large corporations.

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said the National Labor Relations Board’s plan to tackle joint employer liability via regulation appears to be a way to “evade the ethical restrictions” that apply to NLRB case decisions, according to a letter obtained by Bloomberg Law. The senators also ...

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