The NLRB’s General Counsel, Richard Griffin, recently explained his McDonald’s “joint employer” opinion to a group of law students. His comments offer some hope for franchisors concerned with his determination.
Last month, I had the privilege of speaking at the annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, co-sponsored by the University of Nevada Las Vegas’s William S. Boyd School of Law and the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada.
The IFA has responded to the City of San Francisco’s unanimously passing a new law called the “Retail Workers Bill of Rights.” If it is signed by Mayor Edwin Lee, it would go into effect next summer.
The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) recently announced updates to its electronic filing portal that franchisors and other companies use to file franchise registration documents in California.
Last week’s Wall Street Journal had a story about the franchise systems with the highest default rates for Small Business Administration-backed loans over the past decade.
The second of a two-part piece examining why “dabbling” franchise attorneys — that is, those who are inexperienced in franchising and franchise law but get involved with franchise transactions anyway — can be harmful to their clients.