Legal challenges to minimum wage hikes

Politico's Morning Shift highlights Trey Kovac's report on how the National Labor Relations Board's joint employer standard eliminates jobs. 

The broadened joint employer standard established in last year’s Browning-Ferris case may entangle employers that require contractors to comply with a code of conduct, according to a report by the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Trey Kovacs. So-called “Corporate Social Responsibility policies,” Kovacs writes, might be used as evidence of joint employment on the grounds that they indicate some measure of control over suppliers. “Companies do not implement CSR policies to control a supplier or contractor’s workers,” Kovacs writes, “but as a qualification a supplier must meet in order to work with the company.” Read the report here:

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