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The automobile company is reportedly installing monitoring devices in its cars to ensure drivers keep their eyes on the road.
Fast-food workers are planning a strike this week that could be the largest yet as the responsibilities of franchisors and franchisees continue to be battled in court.
Days prior to taking office, Emmanuel Macron suggested that unions should vote on certain 'exceptions' to a long-running and controversial French law.
The California Supreme Court ruled that Domino's could not be held liable as an employer in an employee's sexual harassment case.
In the latest lawsuit that attempts to define the line between independent entrepreneur and employee, the court ruled that FedEx Ground drivers are employees, not independent contractors.
If you can launch a product with limited funds, investors will take you seriously. Follow this advice to up your chances.
It's official: Burger King is buying coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11 billion, with financing help from Warren Buffet.
The International Franchise Association claims Seattle's new minimum wage law discriminates against franchisees, and says it's all one labor union's fault.
The law grants executors precisely the same access to digital information as they would possess for comparable physical documents.
Some advice for franchisees on how to decide whether a trip to your franchise's home turf makes sense.
New California legislation makes it more difficult for franchisors to terminate franchise agreements and easier for franchisees to sell their locations.
When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks.
The heirs of Anna Short Harrington -- the second-ever woman to serve as the face of the Aunt Jemima breakfast brand -- are alleging 60 years of unpaid royalties in a brand new lawsuit.
The former fugitive and computer antivirus software tycoon warned that, by letting the Googles of the world intrude on our privacy, we are giving up our freedom as human beings.
Break the FDD down into bite-sized pieces to avoid feeling freaked out and make a well-reasoned decision about becoming a franchisee.
A leaked video, a disgruntled former franchisee and questions regarding Subway's healthiness set a strange blackmail scheme into motion.
The International Franchise Association filed for an injunction preventing Seattle from enacting the new minimum wage law in its present state.
Certain questions during interviews with prospective employees can land you in trouble. Here's what you should be doing.
The National Labor Relations Board has deemed McDonald's a 'joint employer' a decision that could redefine franchising as we know it.
The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts.
A group of franchisees are accusing the convenience chain of trying to make a profit by systematically forcing South Asian immigrant franchisees out.
A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects.
One of the world's largest couriers has been accused of conspiring to deliver prescription drugs on behalf of illegal Internet pharmacies.
The decision creates a new crime of 'being too highly ranked' on a search engine, the blogger says.
For startups, patent trolls can be a major headache. Make sure you remain abreast of patent risk to avoid litigation with trolls.