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A new frontier: the changing landscape of joint-employers
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

In the past year, there have been two noteworthy and disappointing developments involving two separate federal agencies - the National Labor

Franchise & Distribution Networks Alert - July 2016
  • Taylor Wessing
  • France
  • July 26 2016

As we indicated in our previous alerts, the French National Assembly had adopted upon first reading of the draft El Khomri law an amendment providing

Alerte Franchise & Réseaux - Juillet 2016
  • Taylor Wessing
  • France
  • July 25 2016

Comme nous l’avions indiqué dans Nos précédentes alertes, l’Assemblée Nationale avait adopté, en première lecture du projet de Loi El Khomri, un

Sandwich Maker Agrees to Noncompete Ban
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

Restaurant chain Jimmy John’s promise not to require workers to sign noncompete agreements sealed the deal in an action brought by the New York

Franchisor Liability for Workplace Law Breaches
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

A franchisor can be penalised for the failure of its franchisees to comply with theFair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act), and things may be about to get

Webinar Recap! Enforcing Trade Secret and Non-Compete Provisions in Franchise Agreements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2016

As a thank you to our valued readers, we are pleased to announce the webinar "Enforcing Non-Compete Provisions in Franchise Agreements" is now

Stricter laws for franchisors? Responses to the 7-Eleven wage scandal
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 15 2016

In April 2016, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) released the report on its Inquiry into the 7-Eleven franchise network. The FWO found evidence that a

7-Eleven franchisee punished for underpayment of employees
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • June 9 2016

Following extensive media coverage and an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman, the Federal Circuit Court has handed down the first penalty

AG Sues Corporate Franchisor for Alleged Wage Theft
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2016

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman continued his hard line against wage theft, seeking to hold the corporate entity of Domino's Pizza

Employers on notice: You will be held to account
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 26 2016

On 2 May 2016 in an address to the Australian Industry Group PIR Conference, Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) Natalie James noted that "this year, 94 of