Franchise Law

Franchise agreement warning signs

As a current or future franchisee, you have a lot on your plate. But sifting through the complexities of a franchise agreement should be a priority. Owning a franchise in any industry is a large investment and an agreement that locks you in for many years. As such,...

NLRB Vacates Joint Employer Decision in Light of Member’s Conflict of Interest, Keeps Lower Standard to Hold Franchisors Liable for Union Negotiations

erOn February 26, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the organization responsible for overseeing collective bargaining activity, vacated its December 2017 decision in Hy-Brand to change the standard of “joint employers” back to the pre-Obama era rule. A...