Trump Administration Considers Rollback of Anti-Franchising Regulations

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

Franchise businesses received a significant boost from the Trump administration on Friday as labor regulators began to unravel one of the Obama administration’s most controversial employment policies.

The National Labor Relations Board is considering a proposal to reinstate the long-standing interpretation of the joint-employer standard, which maintains that parent or umbrella companies are not liable for labor violations committed solely by franchisees or subcontractors.

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