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McDonald’s Not Liable for State Labor Law Violations, No Control of Wages at Stores

McDonald's front counterA federal judge in northern California issued its decision earlier this month stating that franchisor McDonald's Corporation does not control the wages paid to workers at restaurants owned by franchisees and is not liable for violations of the state's labor laws.

IFA CEO Invites More Franchisee Involvement

CEO Robert Cresanti listens to panel discussing POS security breaches at the IFA's Legal Symposium in May 2016
Cresanti listens to a Legal Symposium panel of experts (photo/bmm)

WASHINGTON – Robert Cresanti, the newest CEO and president of the 56-year-old International Franchise Association, speaks about franchisee interests, his recruitment into the IFA and his background.

Zarco: NLRB Ruling Is Good for Franchisees

Robert Zarco
Franchisee attorney Robert Zarco of Zarco Einhorn Salkowski Brito, P.A.

LAS VEGAS—Franchise owners have surely heard all the talk about the end of franchising as we know it. The National Labor Relations Board's controversial joint-employer decision has triggered a backlash in the franchising world, with the labor board ruling that a big recycling company is responsible for the employees of a staffing firm it hired.