McDonald's Goes Head to Head With Labor Regulators
The burger giant is accused of violating employee rights as a joint employer.
Lawmakers Push Back Against NLRB Joint Employer Ruling
Republicans in the House and Senate introduced legislation intended to roll back the Labor Board's broader definition of joint employer.
How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth
The NLRB just penalized the only entities providing jobs in this country, in the name of increasing employment. How does that make sense?
Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?
The National Labor Relations Board's latest move means franchisors can be held legally accountable by workers.
Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision
Congress joins the franchising industry in seeking explanations.
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.
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.
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.'
Should Complaining About Work on Social Media Be a Fireable Offense?
A federal agency has ruled that two trash-talking employees fired by a Connecticut bar and grill in 2011 must be rehired by owners no later than this Friday.