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Regulatory update: DOL joint-employer rule, California IC bill; ACA fate

By |April 3rd, 2019|

Joint employment, independent contractor classification and the fate of the Affordable Care Act each saw recent developments.
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DOL enters joint-employer fray

By |March 6th, 2019|

Mirroring steps from the NLRB, the US Department of Labor seeks to roll back an Obama-era joint-employer policy.
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NLRB rejects request to stop proposed joint-employer rule

By |January 23rd, 2019|

NLRB Chairman John Ring last week rejected a request from two Democratic House lawmakers to back off on the board’s proposed joint-employer rule reverting to a more narrow scope.
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State attorneys general oppose changing joint employer rule

By |January 16th, 2019|

Attorneys general from 10 states and the District of Columbia opposed the NLRB’s proposed revision of the joint-employment rule in a letter sent last week; separately, the agency extended the comment deadline on the rule.
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Court weighs in on controversial 2015 NLRB ruling

By |January 3rd, 2019|

The US Court of Appeals last week returned the 2015 joint-employment expansion case to the agency for review — a decision that some say means continued confusion for employers.
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Negligence lawsuit: Co-employment to the rescue

By |December 12th, 2018|

Citing a buyer’s co-employment status with its staffing provider, an appeals court affirmed an injured temporary worker’s negligence claim is barred by exclusive remedy.
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NLRB extends comment period for joint-employer status rulemaking

By |October 31st, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board has extended the comment period regarding its proposed rulemaking concerning the standard for determining joint-employer status by 30 days.
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Joint employment and overtime pay on DOL agenda

By |October 17th, 2018|

The overtime pay threshold and joint employment are on the Labor Department's regulatory agenda this fall.
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California targets retailers for trucker misclassification

By |September 26th, 2018|

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law making retailers in California jointly liable for labor law violations if they hire port trucking companies that misclassify workers as independent contractors or commit other violations.
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NLRB publishes proposed joint-employment standard

By |September 19th, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board moved last week to tighten its joint-employer standard. The new rule would mean fewer businesses would be considered joint employers.
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