Adam Gates

Adam Gates

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Hospitalitas Newsletter - Winter 2014

In This Issue: - Marriott Fined $600,000 For Wi-Fi Jamming - Franchisor Liability for Franchisee Employment Decisions: The NLRB’s General Counsel Addresses the Move to Expand the Joint-Employer Standard, and...more

12/23/2014 - Consent Decrees Corporate Fines Fast-Food Industry Franchises Hiring & Firing Jamming Joint Employers Marriott McDonalds NLRB

Franchisor Liability for Franchisee Employment Decisions: The NLRB's General Counsel Addresses the Move to Expand the...

In July 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) took the unexpected step of authorizing complaints against McDonald's USA, LLC and some of its franchisees for the franchisees' responses to employee protests. The Board...more

12/23/2014 - Dominos Employer Liability Issues Fast-Food Industry Franchise Agreements Franchises Franchisors Hiring & Firing Joint Employers Liability McDonalds NLRB

Enforcing Civility in the Workplace is a Potentially Risky Proposition, According to the NLRB

Does your employee handbook discourage negative comments or encourage positive behavior? Such provisions are likely unlawful, according to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). For example, consider the case of Hills and...more

5/16/2014 - Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues NLRA NLRB

New North Carolina Law Prohibits Employers from Asking Applicants for Information About Expunged Criminal Arrests, Charges, and...

Imagine a scenario where the applicant you are about to hire as Chief Financial Officer was convicted of a crime, perhaps embezzlement, that he managed to get expunged, but you’ll never know because you can’t ask him about...more

1/23/2014 - Ban the Box Criminal Background Checks Employment Application Expungement Hiring & Firing Human Resources Professionals

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