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National Labor Relations Board broadens joint employer doctrine

  • GrayRobinson, P.A.
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  • USA
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  • February 25 2015

For many years, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") and the Courts have considered that two entities constitute a joint

NLRB's General Counsel issues more complaints against franchisor as joint employer

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

Less than two months after the National Labor Relations Board's Office of the General Counsel filed a series of unfair labor practice complaints

NLRB claims McDonald's USA is liable for franchisee labour violations

  • Perkins Coie LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2015

On December 19 2014 the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) issued 13 complaints against McDonald's

Senate hearing focuses on definition of joint employment

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
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  • February 5 2015

The implications of an expanded definition of "joint employer" under the National Labor Relations Act was the topic of debate among Senators and

NLRB issues complaints against McDonald’s as joint employer for franchisees

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2015

In a controversial decision that has been hinted at since July, the National Labor Relations Board issued a number of complaints alleging unfair

Possible expansion of joint employer status would impact businesses with contracted workers"

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2015

As businesses are increasingly using labor contractors and staffing agencies to supply workers, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the

Do the math: Ontario Court declares that franchisee is not an employee

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 14 2015

In the recent case of France v Kumon, 2014 ONSC 5890 ("Kumon"), the Superior Court of Justice found that a franchisor was required to provide a

NLRB issues 13 complaints against McDonald’s as a “putative joint employer” with its franchisees

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2015

In December of 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of General Counsel moved forward with its efforts to hold McDonald's USA, LLC

NLRB asserts McDonald’s is a “joint employer” of employees of its franchisees

  • Wyatt Tarrant & Combs LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2015

The NLRB's general counsel announced on December 19, 2014 that he will proceed with thirteen (13) cases involving seventy-eight (78) charges against

For whom the bell tolls: the changing joint employer standard and what it means for your business

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 5 2015

The joint employer standard is changing rapidly, and businesses - among them franchisors and investors - need to be aware of the emerging landscape