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Category Archives: Franchising

Franchisors Beware: McDonald’s Workers Sue for Alleged Wage and Hour Violations by Franchisees

Seven class action lawsuits were recently filed against McDonald’s Corp. and several McDonald’s franchisees in California, Michigan and New York. The lawsuits are a direct result of the coordinated effort by plaintiffs’ attorneys and the Service Employees International Union to pressure fast-food restaurants to pay their employees at least $15.00 per hour. The lawsuits are also part of a new …

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Awuah v. Coverall: What If I Didn’t Know About The Mandatory Arbitration Provision In My Franchise Agreement?

The National Law Review recently featured an article by Matthew J. Kreutzer with Armstrong Teasdale titled, Awuah v. Coverall: What If I Didn’t Know About The Mandatory Arbitration Provision In My Franchise Agreement?:   A new ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Awuah v. Coverall case, No. 12-1301, — F.3d — (1st Cir. …

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