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July 28, 2002: Nine miners are rescued in Sommerset, Pa., after being trapped for 77 hours 240 feet underground in the flooded Quecreek Mine.- Union Communication Services

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Labor Dept. Rescinds Obama-Era Guidance on Joint Employers
Updated On: Jun 09, 2017
June 9, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday rescinded Obama-era guidance that defines a “joint employer." The NLRB considers a company jointly liable for its contractors’ compliance with the National Labor Relations Act, which gives employees the right to organize if they have “indirect” control over the terms and conditions of employment or have the “reserved authority to do so.” Acosta’s decision was welcomed by business groups… thehill.com Related: “… Labor experts said employers may do well to temper their excitement…” latimes.com
 
 
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