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Rep. Jan Schakowsky Statement in Support of NLRB Joint Employer Ruling

CHICAGO –(ENEWSPF)—August 28, 2015. Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board in the Browning-Ferris Industries case revised standards for determining joint-employer status.  The Board found that Browning-Ferris Industries was a joint-employer of workers hired by a contractor to staff the company’s recycling center.  The joint-employer designation gives workers stronger employment protections and enhanced collective bargaining rights with large corporationsthat play a role in determining salaries, working conditions, and hours.  Rep. Jan Schakowsky issued the following statement in response:

“I strongly support the NLRB’s amended standard for . . .

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