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Supershuttle Transports Independent Contractor Status Into The Spotlight
Executive Summary: On January 25, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) affirmed the Acting Regional Director's determination that franchisees ...
United States
6 Feb 2019
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DOL Issues Administrator's Interpretation Impacting Joint Employer Liability In The Franchise Restaurant Industry
Under the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has aggressively enforced and interpreted the federal wage and hour laws.
United States
14 Feb 2016
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New Texas Law: Is it Enough To Ease Concern Over Franchise Liability For Employment-Related Claims?
While S.B. 652 is a step in the right direction in protecting a franchisor from broad liability for its franchisee's labor law violations, the new Texas law is not without its limitations.
United States
30 Jul 2015
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Brand Protection: The Case For Franchisor Auditing And Enforcement Of Franchise Agreement Compliance Clauses
The criminal prosecution of several 7-Eleven franchisees highlights the need for franchisors to take proactive steps to ensure they and their franchisees are in compliance with labor laws.
United States
11 Oct 2014
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NLRB Moves Toward New Standard To Hold Franchisors Are Joint Employers Of Their Franchisees' Employees
Over the last two years fast-food workers have engaged in walkouts and other activities protesting their wages and seeking an increase to $15/hr.
United States
7 Aug 2014
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