Christian Science Monitor featured comments from Partner Jess A. Dance on the expanded definition of “joint employment” that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman used in a suit against Domino’s.
“For decades, it has always been the franchisee’s responsibility to comply with employment laws, wage and hour laws,” said Mr. Dance. “And because of that, it’s been well established, for decades, that franchisors are not joint employers, they are not jointly liable for franchisees violations of wage and hour laws.”
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