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DOJ Publishes Statements Clarifying Its Analysis Of No-Poach Agreements – But Questions Remain
Since issuing the DOJ/FTC Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals in 2016, the DOJ Antitrust Division has remained active in enforcing and commenting on agreements
United States
27 Jun 2019
Ninth Circuit "Cleans House" In Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Decision By Holding ABC Test Applies Retroactively And Opining On Its Effect On Franchisors
On May 2, 2019, the Ninth Circuit in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l, Inc. held that the California Supreme Court's 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court applied retroactively.
United States
3 Jun 2019
Hotel Franchising And Human Rights: Best Practices
Orrick's James Hargrove co-authored a new publication, Modern Slavery & The Hotel Industry: Best Practice Guidance for Franchising, with Archana Kotecha, Asia Region Director
United States
28 Feb 2019
The Times They Are A-Changin: National Labor Relations Board Revises The Joint-Employer Test After More Than Thirty Years
After more than 30 years, the National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") has concluded that it was time to change the standard for determining when companies are to be considered joint employers...
United States
8 Sep 2015
Backlash Against Jimmy John's Non-Compete Agreement Highlights Risks Of Overzealous Business Protection Measures
In addition to the civil suit mentioned above, Jimmy John's is now facing scrutiny from members of Congress and New York's Attorney General.
United States
12 Jan 2015
Franchisors Beware: NLRB Seeking To Super-Size Joint Employer Liability
The National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel’s Office has again signaled its commitment to expanding the scope of the current test for joint employment.
United States
9 Jan 2015
Domino's Delivers Key Ruling in Favor of Franchisors
The California Supreme Court recently issued an important victory for franchisors, finding that a franchisor does not stand in an employment or agency relationship with the franchisee.
United States
11 Oct 2014
New York State Corporate Tax Law Reform: The Impact On Companies Providing Digital Products
On March 31, 2014, Governor Cuomo signed into law legislation that provides for an extensive reform of the state's corporate tax regime.
United States
6 Aug 2014
THANKSGIVING POST: Court Protects Quizno’s Franchise Turkey Trade Secrets
This Thanksgiving, Trade Secrets Watch is serving a delicious tale about protecting trade secrets in a franchising relationship.
United States
29 Nov 2013
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