Tag Archives: Franchise

Fourth Circuit Decision Creates Incredibly Broad Joint Employment Standard

Recently, two partners on Hunton & Williams’ Labor & Employment team discussed the possible effects of a recent Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals case that creates an altogether new and incredibly broad joint employment standard under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This blog post contains a link to the full article. … Continue Reading

Joint-Employer Liability and the Retail Industry

On June 3, 2016, Hunton & Williams LLP published a video discussing a 2015 ruling by the National Labor Relations Board, which fundamentally alters the joint-employer standard. The ruling has already been making waves in the retail industry as the NLRB seeks to apply the new standards to hold certain franchisors liable for the employment violations of its franchisees. … Continue Reading
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