No Surprise: IFA Reports NLRB’s McDonald’s Decision Led to an Uptick in NLRB Complaints

By | Franchise Law Update | November 24, 2014
No Surprise: IFA Reports NLRB’s McDonald’s Decision Led to an Uptick in NLRB Complaints

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that, according to the International Franchise Association, there has been an increase in the number of complaints filed against franchise systems since the surprising opinion the National Labor Relation Office of General Counsel issued in July that McDonald’s could be treated as a “joint employer” of employees working at its franchised locations.

Union Files NLRB Complaint Regarding the USPS’ Handing of Security Breach Involving Employee Personal Information

By | Employment Law Lookout | November 20, 2014

A company faced with a security breach has a lengthy “to do” list, things to accomplish with respect to its incident response plan. It must, among other things, determine the root cause of the vulnerability or breach, investigate and eliminate the vulnerability or breach, determine the full nature and extent of the breach, determine who to notify and finalize the notifications.