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NLRB General Counsel explains his anti-franchise McDonald's opinion

  • Armstrong Teasdale LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

The National Labor Relations Board's General Counsel, Richard Griffin, recently spoke to a group of law students at West Virginia University's

Game changer the proposed joint employer standard

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

The US National Labor Relations Board, Department of Labor and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have launched a coordinated prosecutorial

Be global: employment law newsletter - November 2014

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

The UK Employment Appeal Tribunal recently handed down judgment in the closely watched appeals in a number of cases concerning the calculation of

Senate HELP Committee considers NLRB nomination

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

During a relatively sedate hearing to consider the nomination of Lauren McFerran to serve as a member of the National Labor Relations Board, the

“Would you like joint-employer liability with that?” McDonald’s serves as a cautionary tale for franchisors and other potential joint employers

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

The National Labor Relations Board Office of the General Counsel has investigated charges alleging McDonald's franchisees and their franchisor

Brazil: highest labor court clears franchisor from vicarious liability for employment law obligations

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • Brazil, USA
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  • November 6 2014

In a recent decision, Brazil’s Superior Labor Court (“Tribunal Superior do Trabalho” or “TST”), the highest labor court in the nation, unanimously

Rare insight into NLRB GC’s thinking on “joint employer” standard

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

In an October 29 report, POLITICO Pro’s Brian Mahoney offered a behind the scenes insight into the thinking of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB

NLRB General Counsel acknowledges legal stumbling block in joint employment issue, highlights priorities

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2014

Speaking at a West Virginia University College of Law event last week, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. Pointed

Franchise, antitrust, distribution and dealer newsletter - Fall 2014

  • Briggs and Morgan
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

When a failing or disgruntled franchisee in Minnesota decides to bite the bullet and file a lawsuit against a franchisor, the lawsuit will often

Claims against franchisors as alleged “employers”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

Government agencies increasingly are prosecuting enforcement actions against franchisors under federal labor and employment laws, claiming that they