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Ontario releases Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Franchising gets more than it bargained for
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2017

The Final Report of the Province of Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review was released on May 23, 2017. The report contains numerous


Doing business in Canada a checklist
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 5 2017

While Canada's legal system will be familiar to many foreign investors and companies, the Canadian legal system and laws have a number of unique


First franchisee employee underpayment case - witness credibility is key
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • May 5 2017

The Supreme Court of NSW yesterday handed down judgment in the first case dealing with the validity of a termination of a franchise agreement for


Doing Business in Canada 2017
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 3 2017

What are the key considerations when planning to establish or acquire a business in Canada? What are the potential opportunities, and where are the


Monthly UpdateAustralian Labour & Employment May 2017
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • April 15 2017

In this edition of the Update, we discuss Caltex's decision to create a $20 million fund to compensate employees of terminated franchises for unpaid


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