NLRB narrows franchisors' liability with new joint employer standard
The redefinition narrows the circumstances under which a restaurant brand's owner can be held accountable for a franchisee's possible violation of union protection laws.
NYC wants to curtail QSRs’ ability to fire employees, cut hours
Proposals under consideration would require proof of a just cause, as well as remedial action beforehand. Employers would also have to meet certain requirements to cut hours and lay off staff. And its proponents leave no doubt that they expect the measures to catch on across the country.