• The Labor Board Is Rolling Back Obama-Era Protections for Fast-Food Workers

    11 days ago - By Eater

    The new rule could permit corporations to look the other way when their franchisees commit labor violations The National Labor Relations Board just made life a little harder for fast-food workers. On Friday, the board published a newly proposed rule that severely limits the extent to which companies can be held responsible for how their franchisees treat workers, the New York Times reports , rolling back an Obama-era decision that's been in place since 2015.
    At the center of this controversial decision is the concept of “joint employers” - essentially, who is held responsible for how...
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