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Game changer the proposed joint employer standard

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

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

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

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
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  • 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

Brand standards are for everyone

  • Nexsen Pruet
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

Now more than ever, it is important to understand brand standards: why they are set; how they affect franchisors, franchisees, and customers; and

Are franchisors joint employers with their franchisees?

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 9 2014

Franchising owes much of its success to the nature of the relationship between franchisor and franchisee. The essence of that relationship is that

California Supreme Court finds franchisor not vicariously liable for sexual harassment

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
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  • October 6 2014

In a case of first impression, Patterson v. Domino's Pizza, LLC (Cal. Aug. 28, 2014) 124 FEP Cases 994, the California Supreme Court concludes