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U.S. labor agency overturns major ruling, citing Trump appointee's conflict

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Thompson-Reuters quotes Trey Kovacs on the NLRB decision to return to the Browning-Ferris joint employer standard.

Trey Kovacs, a labor policy expert with the conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute, said Monday’s development underscored the need for Congress to narrow the definition of joint employment under federal law. 

“Without a permanent legislative fix, the overly broad and vague Obama-era Browning-Ferris joint employer standard is once again a threat to entrepreneurs and workers nationwide,” Kovacs said.

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