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House Panel Clears 'Joint Employer' Bill, Drawing Fears Over Worker Safety

October 04, 2017
A House committee has approved on a party-line vote a bill that would override a controversial 2015 ruling that expanded the definition of a “joint employer” subject to enforcement of labor and worker safety measures, prompting concerns from Democrats that the legislation would hamper worker protections, including workers' recourse for safety hazards. “Under this bill workers cannot hold employers liable for wage theft, overtime violations, safety hazards or other unfair labor practices,” Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) said Oct. 4. Fudge...

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