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New liabilities and higher penalties on the way for franchisors and others under the Vulnerable Workers Bill
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 31 2017

In recent times, revelations of systemic breaches of workplace laws in a number of major franchise businesses - including the widely reported


Top franchise cases of 2016
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

Joint employer and employee misclassification claims remained hot in franchising throughout 2016


Employers and franchisors take note - are you compliant?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 30 2017

The exploitation of vulnerable workers dominated headlines for much of 2016. As a result of the widespread issues identified, the Turnbull Government


How Will the Protecting Vulnerable Workers Bill 2017 Affect Franchisors?
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • March 28 2017

In 2016, a number of high-profile franchises were caught underpaying their staff. To strengthen Australia’s existing employment law framework, the


Franchise Law Update: Federal Government Introduces New Laws to Protect Vulnerable Workers
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • March 23 2017

Franchisors, take note. On 1 March, the Federal Government introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 (the Bill


Good news for franchisors from the U.S. Department of Labor?
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

We write to alert our clients and contacts about some positive comments made by the acting Solicitor General pertinent to franchise entities


Monthly UpdateAustralian Labour & Employment
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 20 2017

In this edition of the Update, we discuss two significant developments that are likely to have far-reaching impacts for employers and employees


Lawsuit Highlights Antitrust Exposure Related to Hiring and Compensation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

A recently filed class action lawsuit serves as an important reminder that employers can face scrutiny under antitrust law through civil litigation


Franchisors and holding companies face increased risks under proposed Fair Work Act changes
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 15 2017

A number of well-known businesses have been in the media spotlight in recent times because of claims relating to breaches of workplace laws. However


Franchisor Liability on the rise post 7-Eleven wage scandal
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 13 2017

Recent employment scandals, such as the systemic underpayment of workers by 7-Eleven Franchisees and reports of exploitation of temporary work visa