Armstrong Teasdale will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Central entitled “Super-Sized Strikes: Nonunion Strikes Can Burn Unprepared Employers.” The webinar was designed to help employers (particularly those in the fast-food industry) understand how to respond to a growing trend in the restaurant and retail industry that has found nonunion employees striking in response to their perceived issues with pay.
Month: June 2013
General Release Of Claims Enforced Against Former 7-Eleven Franchisees
A recent decision from a federal court in California addresses the enforceability of a general release of claims signed by former franchisees.
Nevada Has Film Incentives!
Finally, Nevada has tax incentives for companies that film the majority of their productions in state.
Hawaii Court Says Distribution Agreement Is Not A Franchise
A federal court in Hawaii recently issued an opinion finding that a distribution agreement is not a franchise under Hawaii’s Franchise Investment Law. Where the distributor: (1) is not permitted to “substantially associate” its business with the manufacturer; and/or (2) pays only the bona fide wholesale price for its merchandise (and no other form of compensation) to the manufacturer, the relationship will typically not be considered a franchise under state laws.