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Franchisors beware! NLRB “joint employer” directive may put you on the hook for franchisee employees

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 20 2014

The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") General Counsel - in a directive that is sending shockwaves - recently announced that McDonald's could

Ontario Court declares that bare trademark license agreement is not subject to franchise disclosure legislation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 19 2014

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that a bare trademark license agreement was not subject to Ontario's franchise

How education providers are growing internationally through the strategic use of franchising

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 15 2014

The global education market is big business. Last year, the UK Government noted that the education sector is second only to healthcare in size, in

One step closer to new franchising laws

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • August 14 2014

Some of these recommendations are one step closer to becoming a reality, with the introduction of the Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties

Where’s the beef? McDonald’s, joint employers and the NLRB II: what “labor” says it means

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • August 14 2014

Following the NLRB's announcement on July 29th of its position that McDonald's and its franchisees are joint employers, commentators across the

Would you like franchisors with that? NLRB may super-size complaints against restaurants bearing name of fast food giant

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
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  • USA
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  • August 14 2014

Leadership within the NLRB wants to bring fast food franchisors to the table to answer for charges lodged against franchisees. On July 29, 2014 the

Activity before NLRB and WA Supreme Court highlights joint employer risk

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 14 2014

A recent announcement by the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) General Counsel and a Washington Supreme Court decision underscore the risks of

Fifth Circuit protects franchisors, for now

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

In the wake of the National Labor Relations Board General Counsel's announcement that he intends to pursue unfair labor practice charges against a

NLRB General Counsel allows franchisor to be joint employer for labor claims

  • Miller Canfield PLC
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  • USA
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  • August 12 2014

The National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) Office of the General Counsel recently authorized complaints to be issued against a major restaurant

Food, folks, and franchise-wide liability: NLRB signals intent to pound square joint employer peg into round franchise hole

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

A big part of what makes the franchise model of business attractive to small business owners is the opportunity to own and operate their own