Posts Tagged ‘franchisor’

McDonald’s Victory on Suit over Wage Violation at Franchises

A federal court in California recently ruled in favor of McDonald’s finding that it does not control the wages paid to employees at its franchises and was not responsible for any alleged wage and hour violations. The court granted McDonald’s motion for summary judgment, dismissing the wage and hour lawsuit against the company (Salazar v. […]

17 Mar 17 - Compensation, Labor Relations - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

NLRB Puts McDonalds In the Fryer for Franchisee Violations

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of the General Counsel announced that it authorized complaints against 43 McDonald’s franchisees for violating employees’ rights during worker protests that occurred around the country demanding a “living wage.” But this was not the big news. The headline is that the NLRB also authorized complaints against […]

4 Aug 14 - Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »