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A Fresh Look at the Workplace Rules for Franchisors

Andrew Elmore, Franchise Regulation for the Fissured Economy, 86 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 59 (2018). Joseph Seiner An often forgotten area of employment law is the role played by millions of employees working for franchise stores across the country. In … Continue reading

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State Attorneys General Investigating Use of Non-Competes by Fast Food Franchisors

On Monday, attorneys general in eleven states, including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, California, and Illinois, revealed that they are investigating several prominent fast food franchisors for their potential use of no-poaching or non-compete agreements restricting the ability of low … Continue reading

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Settlements Reached in Joint-Employer Case That Could Have Affected Franchisors Nationwide

Steven Gutierrez By Steve Gutierrez Franchisor McDonald’s USA LLC has agreed to settle the high-profile labor disputes over whether it is a joint employer with its franchisees. Although the settlement still needs to be approved by the administrative law judge … Continue reading

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