Yesterday, the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce approved the “Save Local Business Act” (H.R. 3441 – Bryne), legislation that would amend the National Labor Relations Act and
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The House Education and the Workforce Committee held a joint subcommittee hearing last week to analyze the “Save Local Business Act” (H.R. 3441 – Byrne), a measure that would amend the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act to limit joint employer liability. If passed, the Act would reverse the current “Browning-Ferris” rule, which sets forth a broad definition of “joint employer,” imposing liability and requiring bargaining in situations where a business possesses only potential and indirect control over the employees in question.
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