Posts Tagged ‘franchisor’


Franchisors Not Liable for Franchisee’s Labor Violations, Ninth Circuit Rules

Recently, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important wage and hour decision related to joint employment, particularly for franchisors (Salazar, et al. v. McDonald’s Corp.). The court decided whether McDonald’s, a franchisor, was liable for wage and hour violations as a joint employer of its franchisee’s employees. In the lawsuit, the plaintiff class […]

10 Oct 19 - Compensation, Hiring - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

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 - HRWatchdog - 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 - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »