DC Circ. Mulls Review Of Browning-Ferris Joint Employer Row

By Bryan Koenig (July 3, 2018, 4:53 PM EDT) -- Browning-Ferris Industries urged a D.C. Circuit panel in oral arguments Tuesday not to resume review of an Obama-era decision from the National Labor Relations Board against the company expanding the joint employer standard that controls when multiple companies can be deemed responsible for workers.

Browning-Ferris Industries wants a dispute about the joint employer standard sent back to the National Labor Relations Board. Above, NLRB headquarters in Washington, D.C. (AP)

Browning-Ferris, which contracted with a staffing firm for recycling plant workers, wants the dispute sent back to the NLRB while the agency, and a Teamsters union that won an unfair labor practices finding...

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