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

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Corporate parents may face more claims by franchisee employees (says the Fifth Circuit)

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 30 2014

Less than two months ago, on July 29, 2014, the National Labor Relations (NLRB) made an announcement that it intends to hold franchisors legally

Restaurant franchisors targeted by NLRB and DOL for claims they are joint employers of franchisees' employees

  • Ford & Harrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 26 2014

Restaurant franchisors are facing efforts from both the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to make them

Putative class members not lovin’ it court denies conditional certification of supersized McDonald’s FLSA class of more than 1,000

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • September 23 2014

McDonald's, the fast food giant known for supersizing its orders, avoided conditional certification of an FLSA collective action this week based on

McDonald’s, and not just its franchisees, liable for worker treatment says National Labor Relations Board: should Canadian franchisors be concerned?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 22 2014

The General Counsel of the United States' National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently ruled that McDonald's should be considered a joint employer