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Coverall case pending in the First Circuit could have major impact on the future of the franchise industry in Massachusetts

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • July 7 2014

In a highly publicized March 23, 2010 decision, Awuah v. Coverall N. Am., Inc., 707 F.Supp.2d 80 (D. Mass. 2010), U.S. District Judge William Young

Recent legal developments' potential impact on franchisees

  • Roetzel & Andress
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  • USA
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  • June 27 2014

Labor unions are targeting franchisees and the restaurant industry as a whole, and they are not alone. Worker centers, including Fast Food Forward

House Subcommittee discusses pending National Labor Relations Board issues

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court is just days away from releasing its recess appointment opinion in Noel Canning, which will determine whether the National

Ninth Circuit narrowly upholds class settlement in misclassification case

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2014

We've commented several times recently on the increasing scrutiny courts are giving to class action settlements generally, and to attorney fee awards

You load 16 Tons, what do you get: a worthless franchise!

  • Franczek Radelet PC
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  • USA
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  • May 29 2014

Despite the focus in recent years on the misclassification of employees as contractors, unfortunately, we continue to see numerous companies ranging

Franchisor liability for franchisee employees: damn weasels

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Weasel words, not epithets for employees with legal claims, are the problem. "Courts have been nearly uniform in holding that a franchisor

Recent United States Supreme Court opinion in Atlantic Marine Construction Co. strengthens employers’ and franchisors’ ability to litigate contractual disputes in a chosen forum

  • Larkin Hoffman
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  • USA
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  • December 31 2013

On December 3, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion clarifying the procedural mechanism for dismissing or transferring a

Doing business in Alberta 2013

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 30 2013

Except where otherwise noted, this paper is current as of November 2013 and provides preliminary information on Canadian and Alberta legal matters to

Is your ADR clause enforceable?

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2013

A number of recent court decisions have addressed the enforceability of contract clauses that call for alternative dispute resolution procedures

Who is the true employer within a franchisor-franchisee relationship?

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 30 2013

In February 2010, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers filed an application for certification for the purpose of representing the employees working