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California Ruling Could be another Step to Franchisor Employer Relationship

Learn how a recent decision by a California court could strengthen the basis for an employer employee relationship among certain franchisors and their franchisees.

In a recent post in the Nixon Peabody Thought Leadership/Alerts Gregg A. Rubenstein opines how a decision by California’s Second Appellate Division in Patterson V. Domino’s Pizza LLC could lead to a decision that the franchisor is potentially liable as the franchisee's "employer."  As was the case in some recent decisions in other States this type of result could lead to broader vicarious liability claims against franchisors.

To read the entire article from Nixon Peabody click here.

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