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Trump Labor Dept. Narrows ‘Joint Employer’ Rule to Favor Franchises
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Trump Labor Dept. Narrows ‘Joint Employer’ Rule to Favor Franchises

WASHINGTON—A rule released by the federal Department of Labor Jan. 12 will narrow when companies can be considered “joint employers,” making it harder for them to be held responsible for wages or working conditions at their franchises or contractors. The rule, which will go into effect March 16, is intended to reverse a 2015 decision…