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Joint Employer Status, Franchise Business Model, and Employee Management

The case of whether McDonald’s is considered a joint-employer alongside its franchisees has been brewing and building for the past few years. McDonald’s finally headed to trial in March 2016, and is arguing against the National Labor Relations Board judgments. … Continue reading

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Could You Be Held Liable for Wage and Hour Violations?

If you are an owner, officer, director, managing agent or other person acting on behalf of an employer in California you should be proactive in complying with the labor code. Provisions in the “A Fair Day’s Pay Act” included changes … Continue reading

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Can More Strict Employee Scheduling Laws be In Your Business’ Future?

Seattle’s proposed “secure scheduling” law is at the forefront of the worker’s rights movement attempting to gain more stable and predictable work schedules for retail and food-service workers. The “secure scheduling” law is among the first of its kind in … Continue reading

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What will it mean for employers if the Seattle “Secure scheduling” law is passed?

The “secure scheduling” law up for vote in Seattle, if passed, will impact retail and quick-serve food and drink businesses that employ at least 500 employees and 40 or more locations. So what will this mean for schedulers who plan, … Continue reading

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