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This week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB/Board) issued a new rule effectively overturning an Obama-era precedent on joint employer status and making it harder to show that two companies are joint employers. In doing so, it lessened – at least for the moment – the threat of employers being found to be joint employers in many circumstances where they did not intend to be, or where they would not have been found to be joint employers under prior law.