Two years ago, the NLRB overturned long-established guidelines that said a company must have direct control over the actions of a subcontractor or franchisee's employees in order to be considered a joint employer. (Associated Press)
In this Dec. 12, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks before signing the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Muellers investigative team over politically charged text messages at one point referred to Trump, then the Republican presidential candidate, as an idiot. The Associated Press reviewed dozens of text messages between Peter Strzok, an FBI counterintelligence agent, and Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer who was detailed to Muellers team earlier this year. The Justice Department turned the messages over to Congress on Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
lead in Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones speaks to reporters after voting Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Mountain Brook, Ala. Jones is facing Republican Roy Moore. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (credit)
Former IRS senior executive Lois G. Lerner told a federal court last week that there's "no legitimate" reason why the public should see her testimony about her role in tea party targeting, pleading with a judge to keep her deposition permanently sealed. (Associated Press).
Mr. Lesin was found dead at age 57 on the top floor of the The Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington on Nov. 7, 2015. RT initially said he had died of a heart attack, but a D.C. medical examiner's report later said his death was the result of "blunt force injuries." (Associated Press)