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Franchisors ask Biden to pull the plug on a broadened joint-employer definition

Following a Senate vote to scuttle the new franchising standard, opponents are hoping to avert a presidential veto.

Workforce

Florida eyes controversial pro-employer legislation

In another example of state-level efforts to limit workplace obligations, the state is looking to prohibit local jurisdictions from requiring heat protections and predictive scheduling.

The addition matches the job creation figure for February, but marks a turnaround from the decreased employment registered in January, according to government data.

Authorities say the contamination has spread to the nation's largest egg producer and a 12th dairy herd, but the impact on prices has yet to be seen.

Restaurant Rewind: The ban in place within some jurisdictions is a telling example of how the rules governing alcohol sales may no longer make sense. Grab a stein of mead and give a listen.

With all the last-minute sniping by members, the next meeting of the Fast Food Council promises to be a doozy.

With the changeover just days away, state officials have fleshed out what employers and their staffs should expect.

Salaried quick-service employees will be entitled to overtime if they make less than about $84,000 a year. And that's just one of the other surprises the bill is packing.

One business day before the new standard was to be adopted, a federal judge sided with the franchise industry and blocked adoption, saying the update goes too far.

Working Lunch: The agency realized the mandate was too unwieldy and extensive.

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