The following article reports on a further expansion of the multi-employer workplace doctrine. You will see that the recent decision of the Review Commission involves Summit Contractors at another location and not only discusses the “controlling” employer prong of the doctrine but also discusses the “creating” prong, in this case holding the employer for lack of GFCI protection on a piece of rented electrical equipment. This decision will have particular impact in the Construction industry but will continue to expand to General Industry employers.

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