We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance

Results: 1-10 of 1,025

Promoting fair work practices in franchisees
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • November 30 2015

Since the new Franchising Code of Conduct came into effect earlier this year, there has been an increased focus on franchise issues. This article

Webinar recap! Enforcing Non-Compete Provisions in Franchise Agreements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2015

Happy Thanksgiving. As a thank you to our valued readers, we are pleased to announce the webinar "Enforcing Non-Compete Provisions in Franchise

NLRB successful in obtaining subpoena enforcement as to joint employer issue in McDonalds franchise dispute
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2015

Many of us have been watching the ongoing battle taking place in Region 2 of the NLRB as to the consolidated unfair labor practice proceedings that

OSHA joint employer status for franchisors post Browning-Ferris
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2015

On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued its decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. and established

Is the price of a consistent cup of coffee shared human rights liability?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 17 2015

Franchisors who place strict controls on their franchisees may also have to answer for their franchisee’s human rights practices. Product and service

The next labor threat to franchisors: manager overtime pay next steps for employers
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

As the franchise industry's attention has been focused on the new and expanded joint-employer initiative by the NLRB, another development is emerging

What does the new joint employer standard mean for franchising? Messrs. Griffin and Weil speak
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

In our last FranCast on this evolving topic, we surmised that the NLRB would not likely seek to impose joint employer status on conventionally

NLRB finds no joint employment relationship in first test since Browning-Ferris
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2015

The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") Region Five Director (located in Baltimore) was recently asked to decide whether an

Franchisors could be joint employers under NLRB's newly expanded test
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2015

Overturning more than 30 years of precedent, the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) recently refined its test for determining whether two

A wake up call to franchisors: the Big Mac Attack
  • Buchalter Nemer
  • USA
  • November 9 2015

In the wake of recent activity by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning unfair labor practice charges against McDonald's franchisees