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The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce recently approved the “Save Local Business Act” (HR 3441 – Byrne).  If enacted, the Act would limit joint employer
Continue Reading Save Local Business Act moves one step closer to limiting joint employer liability

Janitorial services franchisor Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc. (“Jan-Pro”) is not the employer of its unit franchisees, according to a recent California federal court decision. Roman v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int’l, Inc.
Continue Reading Janitorial services franchisor cleans up on joint employer claim

Browning-Ferris based claims against hotel franchisor Marriott International Incorporated (“Marriott”) will move forward, according to an Illinois federal court.  The suit seeks to hold Marriott liable as a joint employer
Continue Reading Joint employer claims move forward against hotel franchisor in sexual servitude suit

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Copyright: rez_art / 123RF Stock Photo

Last month the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that a multi-unit Burger King franchisee violated the National Labor
Continue Reading Watch Where You Place That Pickle! NLRB Rules Against Burger King Franchisee For “Union Busting” Activities