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Good News for Franchisors: DOL Withdraws Prior Joint Employment Guidance
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

On June 7, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced that the Department of Labor (DOL) is withdrawing administrative guidance issued


Weekly catch-up
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

On Wednesday, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta removed two Administrator’s Interpretations on independent contractors and joint employment issued


Franchisor not liable for franchisee’s tip policy that allegedly violated Massachusetts law
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2017

The Massachusetts Superior Court has recently issued a favorable opinion to franchisors under the Massachusetts Tips Act. In Yarpah v. Bowden


Joint Liability For Franchisors?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

College legends shape minds forever. Having attended the University of California, Berkeley, “The Play”an unscripted play to win over arch-rival


Revised SBA franchise regulations and addendum
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

Between January and February 2017 the Small Business Administration (SBA) rolled out new regulations aimed at reducing administrative costs and the


Weekly catch-up
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2017

You want my salary history? That’s sex discrimination! Well, actually, it’s a little more complicated. Kacy Coble of our Memphis Office has a great


Jan-Pro International is not the “employer” of its franchisees and did not commit wrongdoing, court finds
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

On May 24, a federal judge in California polished off a three-state win by master franchisor, Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc., finding that


Changing Workplaces Review Final Report - Who Must Bargain with Franchise Employees?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 29 2017

Some potentially significant changes lie ahead for franchising in Ontario. On May 23, 2017, the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s special advisors released


Recommended changes to Ontario Labour law could open the door to more unionization in franchise sector
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2017

On May 23, 2017, the Ontario government released the final report prepared as part of its Changing Workplace Review. This report follows a two-year


Changes to the Fair Work Act targeting the Franchise Sector
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 24 2017

The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 proposes a significant new direction by making Franchisors liable for the breaches