This Imminent Labor Law Ruling Could Change the Fabric of McDonalds Forever

by Evil HR Lady on March 20, 2018

Did you start your career at McDonald’s? Chances are more than a few of you did, and those that didn’t may have worked for another business that operated on the franchise model.

How the franchise model works is that a person or group buys the rights to open a restaurant (or other franchised business). The business gets the benefits of the global branding and is bound by numerous corporate rules, but the employees report to the local owner.

That limits corporate liability. If Jane, who owns a McDonald’s Franchise, doesn’t pay overtime, it’s Jane that’s liable, not McDonald’s Corporate office. Jane, you might have guessed, doesn’t have the deep pockets that the corporate office has.

All of that might change.

To keep reading, click here: This Imminent Labor Law Ruling Could Change the Fabric of McDonalds Forever

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