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Workers Rights Committee--Back in Action

The Los Angeles Chapter's Workers Rights Committee is back in action after a long hibernation. Starting in March, we have organized quarterly panels on topics of interest to labor attorneys, to organizers, and more broadly to workers and their advocates, while putting together a know your rights booklet for workers when picketing or protesting and organizing a happy hour to help introduce our members to each other. 

Victor Narro on NLRB "Joint Employer" Standard

Victor Narro

Recently, in a case that stemmed from a labor dispute at a major California-based recycling firm called Browning-Ferris Industries, the NLRB broadened its standard for what qualifies as a “joint employer” -- a move that could put corporations on the hook along with their subcontractors and franchisees for violations of labor law. The Los Angeles Times sat down with VictorNarro, Project Director at the UCLA Labor Center and Board member of the NLG-LA Chapter, to discuss possible ramifications of the NLRB decision.

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