Labor Board Overturns Ruling That Protected Fast-Food Workers

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The National Labor Relations Board, the federal government agency in charge of enforcing labor laws as they relate to unions and unfair labor practices, has overturned its previous ruling on the 2015 case known as Browning-Ferris Industries. The case centered on the concept of joint employers — namely, who is held responsible for how workers are treated when more than one entity controls or supervises their work.

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