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Labor Costs May Soar for Entrepreneurs

What exactly should you be telling the Department of Labor about its proposed "white collar" exemption changes?

Jonathan Segal

· 6 min read

Uber Pushes Back Against California Driver Lawsuit

The case could decide whether Uber's drivers are independent contractors or employees.

Reuters

· 2 min read

California Ruling Seen Unlikely to Dent Value of Uber, Other Startups

However, the ruling to classify a San Francisco-based driver as an employee instead of an independent contractor could potentially change how sharing-economy companies operate.

Reuters

· 4 min read

Uber Driver Is Employee, Not Contractor, California Labor Commission Says

The ruling is the latest in a host of legal and regulatory challenges facing the smartphone-based ride-hailing service.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Employee Says She Was Fired for Refusing to Be Tracked 24/7

The attorney filing the suit says she foresees a legal trend around privacy and productivity tracking.

Nina Zipkin

· 4 min read

McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees

The pay increase at its company-operated U.S. restaurants threatens to complicate an ongoing labor dispute that turns on whether McDonald's can be held responsible for the labor violations of its franchisees.

Reuters

· 4 min read

The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising

An ongoing fight between McDonald's and labor unions has entered a key phase this week.

Kate Rogers

· 3 min read

McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working

Backed by a minimum-wage activist group, employees that suffered severe burns on the job have filed complaints against the chain in 19 cities.

Kate Taylor

· 2 min read

Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision

Congress joins the franchising industry in seeking explanations.

Kate Taylor

· 2 min read

3 Things Small-Business Owners Need to Realize to Make Smart Hires

Small teams have no margin for error when a new hire doesn't work out but doing your homework will get you the stars you need to thrive.

Leslie Barber

· 4 min read

To Pay or Not to Pay on Snow Days

Weather happens. You better have a policy in place about whether to pay them when Mother Nature gets angry.

Susan Solovic

· 4 min read

Entrepreneurs Land in the Unions' Cross Hairs

New labor law regulations shorten the time period for holding an election after a petition is filed. Employers may want to take proactive steps.

Jonathan Segal

· 4 min read