Joint Employer Ruling Reveals Trump NLRB's True Motives

By Craig Becker (August 26, 2020, 4:53 PM EDT) -- Sometimes a single phrase or sentence can speak volumes. Not fully vetted or carefully edited as part of a longer document, such a line can reveal underlying motives and true purposes. 

So it is with a single sentence in the National Labor Relations Board's recent decision on remand from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Browning-Ferris Industries of California Inc.[1]

The sentence exposes how the Trump board, in this and other decisions as well as in rulemaking, has ignored the facts, avoided having to address arguments, and even forgotten that there are parties to the cases before...

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