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White House Tees Up Trio of ‘Joint Employer’ Rules

Nov. 21, 2019, 11:55 AM

The Labor Department, NLRB, and EEOC all expect to issue rules by year’s end that would make it easier for businesses to avoid being charged as a joint employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is the last of the three agencies to enter the joint employment fray, revealing its intentions in the administration’s unified regulatory agenda for the coming months.

Addressing Joint Liability: The slate of rules indicates how committed the workplace-focused agencies are taking a narrow view of joint employment for wage violations, collective bargaining, and discrimination in the final year of President Trump’s term.

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