In an opinion that caught close observers by surprise – particularly given the contemporaneous statements from the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel at a Senate hearing on May 14 – the NLRB’s Division of Advice...more
The joint employer standard is changing rapidly, and businesses – among them franchisors and investors – need to be aware of the emerging landscape to protect their brands and their bottom lines.
The most important...more
Last week, Bloomberg BNA presented a webinar titled “The Current State of Joint Employer Law: How Can Both Employers and Unions prepare for the Future?” The three presenters were Barry Kearney, National Labor Relations...more
India recently staged the largest free democratic election in world history, bringing to power the National Democratic Alliance, led by the Bharatiya Janata Par ty, and with it a fresh sense of optimism about India’s economic...more
On July 29, the General Counsel (GC) of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that, absent settlement, he has directed the issuance of complaints in 43 unfair labor practice (ULP) cases, alleging that McDonald’s...more
In the '90s, we witnessed efforts by franchisee rights advocates to introduce federal franchise legislation to protect franchisee interests in their relationships with franchisors. In connection with the FTC reviewing and...more