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Vulnerable Workers Bill listed for debate on Tuesday Franchisors warned - get your house in order now.
  • FCB Group
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

Whilst the attention upon matters arising from the Vulnerable Workers Bill may appeared to have died down recently this is certainly not the case


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2017

In Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP class action case, the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed Cassels Brock’s appeal from the


Latest state franchising developments
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • July 4 2017

The first half of 2017 brought the United States a new presidential administration and a number of changes to state franchising regulations


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