Labor laws

Business News

The NLRB's Joint Employer Rule Faces a Barrage of Challenges, Fueling a High-Stakes Battle Over the Future of Franchising

The NLRB has delayed implementing the controversial rule until February 2024, giving more time for opponents, including the International Franchise Association and U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to legally challenge the rule.

Business News

TikTok Concerned Over Labor Rights Violations After Landmark Court Ruling Against Meta, Leaked Documents Suggest

The case against Meta brought on by moderators in Kenya could set a precedent for holding tech giants accountable for the treatment of outsourced workers.

Business News

How to Overcome the Shortage of Tech Talent in the US

While hiring tech talent locally is challenging and expensive, there is an increasing number of service providers that make Latin American tech talent accessible to US companies.

Business News

The Hot Tech Market is Finally Cooling Off. Or is it?

Companies outside of big tech are scooping up tech talent to develop their tech infrastructures.

Business News

Do I Really Have To Pay My Interns? What Business Owners Need to Know About Internships and Labor Laws

Whether you're a new startup or a seasoned business owner, it's important to know the legalities of labor laws, especially when offering unpaid internships.

Business News

Investigation Reveals Child Labor in Hyundai-Kia Alabama Supply Chain

Reports suggest child labor is present throughout Hyundai's and Kia's entire U.S. supply chain.

Business News

Labor Dept. Investigation Finds McDonald's Franchisee Violated Child Labor Laws

Teens as young as 14 worked over three hours after 7 pm at Pittsburgh-area locations.

News and Trends

Code On Social Security 2020 Defines Gig Workers, Says Rameswar Teli

The concern about the gig workers' condition came up with the Zomato's announcement of 10-minute food delivery with Zomato Instant

Business News

New York Lawmakers Seek to Limit Warehouse Productivity Quotas, Targeting Amazon

The Warehouse Worker Protection Act aims to prevent rising injury rates in warehouses, taking direct aim at Amazon after the company was named one of the most dangerous workplaces for the third time by the National Occupational Safety and Health Council.

Business News

Starbucks in Hot Water With U.S. Labor Board

The National Labor Relations Board has sued the coffee giant over alleged retaliation efforts against three employees involved in organizing a union.

Business News

U.S. Department of Labor Accuses Dollar General of Putting Its Workers at Risk, Proposing More Than $300,000 in Penalties

Since 2016, the department has proposed more than $3.3 million in penalties for Dollar General locations across the country.

Business News

Kim Kardashian Slammed With Labor Violation Lawsuit by Former Employees

Seven employees are claiming they worked for the star's estate without overtime pay, among other allegations.

Business News

Apple Ordered to Pay Employees for Time Lost to Bag Searches

The company broke California's labor laws, the state's supreme court ruled.

Business News

5 Things Franchise Owners Should Know About the New Department of Labor Rule on 'Joint Employment'

The Trump administration's new rule will change what qualifies as joint employment.

Entrepreneurs

For Entrepreneurs, Apprenticeship is the Ideal Solution for Addressing the Labor Market Chaos

Deploying apprentices creates a strong pipeline of productive workforce essential for the growth of the enterprise--moving it from being a start-up to a unicorn