Joint Employer

Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is

The franchise industry just got a clue to untangling a knotty problem.

Kate Taylor

· 3 min read

In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees

As the joint employer battles causes waves throughout the franchise industry, a new Tennessee law affirms franchisor and franchisee employees as separate entities.

Kate Taylor

· 2 min read

Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision

Congress joins the franchising industry in seeking explanations.

Kate Taylor

· 2 min read

Franchisees Team Up to Urge Congress to Examine 'Joint Employer' Standard

Franchise industry leaders are lobbying to preserve the existing joint employer definition, in contrast to the National Labor Relations Board's recent decisions.

Kate Taylor

· 2 min read

Kate Taylor

· 6 min read

Judge Rules Against Joint Employer Responsibility in Minimum Wage Case

A California judge ruled that only Massage Envy franchisees – not the corporate franchisor – are responsible for wage violations, in contrast to recent National Labor Relations Board decisions.

Kate Taylor

· 3 min read

The International Franchise Board Tries to Dig Up Details on Labor Board's 'Joint Employer' Decision

The IFA plans to file a request with the National Labor Relations Board to disclose the reasoning behind deeming franchisors 'joint employers.'

Kate Taylor

· 3 min read