Labor board moves anew to limit employers’ workplace liability
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After it was forced to retreat from an effort to make challenging labor practices harder in many workplaces, the National Labor Relations Board is moving to achieve the goal through other means.

The board announced last week that it is set to publish a proposed rule redefining a company's responsibility under labor law for workers engaged at arm's length, such as those hired by contractors or franchisees.

The proposal would make it less likely that a company in such a situation would be deemed a...

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