Joint Employer: Are Franchise Companies in the Clear?

Tuesday, April 23, 2024; 2:00pm - Tuesday, April 23, 2024; 3:00pm
Michael Layman, IFA Senior Vice President, Government Relations & Public Affairs
Jim Paretti, Shareholder, Littler
Alex MacDonald, Shareholder, Littler

The successful challenge to the NLRB’s new joint employer rule in the Eastern District of Texas may have provided immediate relief from the March 11th effective date, but the fight is likely to continue on appeal and in other jurisdictions. Join IFA for a discussion about how franchisors and franchisees may navigate brand protections and operational support that are the hallmarks of the franchise model amidst a volatile joint employer regulatory environment.

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