McDonald’s, others to fight NLRB determination on franchisees

McDonald’s Corp. and other franchise companies are preparing a major public campaign to fight a recent National Labor Relations Board determination that could hold them responsible for the labor practices of their franchisees.

The International Franchise Association, an industry group that counts McDonald’s among its biggest members, is seeking lobbyists and public relations firms to craft a far-reaching campaign to fight the NLRB’s legal determination in July that McDonald’s could be treated as a joint employer with its ...

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