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Biometric Data In The Workplace Could Trigger Privacy Litigation Wave
Biometric data can be thought of as innate, unique, and immutable information about a person.
United States
20 Nov 2017
Monthly Update - Australian Labour & Employment - February 2017
In this edition of the Update, we discuss two significant developments that are likely to have far-reaching impacts for employers and employees across Australia.
23 Mar 2017
Does The ADA Require Drink Dispensers To Talk?
In April 2015, Mary West and Patricia Diamond visited a Moe's Restaurant, where they attempted to use a "Freestyle" drink dispenser, which allows customers to select from over 100 different beverages using a touch-screen interface.
United States
9 Feb 2016
The Aftermath Of Awuah: Are Courts Encroaching On A Franchisor's Traditional Protections From A Franchisee's Employment Decisions?
There is growing concern over whether courts will deem franchisees "employees" or "joint employers," as opposed to contractors or wholly separate enterprises, as further decisions are handed down in the wake of the highly publicized Awuah case and courts grapple with today's complex franchisor-franchisee relationships.
United States
1 Jun 2012
Automotive Alert: Appellate Court Allows Terminations Notwithstanding Alleged Technical Deficiencies in Notice to Dealer
An appellate court in Texas recently held that Ford Motor Company could terminate its "franchise agreements" with two Ford dealerships, notwithstanding the dealers' arguments on appeal that centered on the fact that Ford's statutorily required notice of termination to the dealerships was based on an outdated version of the applicable statute.
United States
1 Nov 2010
Massachusetts District Court Finds Janitorial Franchisees are Employees, Not Independent Contractors
On March 23, 2010, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts held in Awuah v. Coverall North America, Inc. that a group of janitorial franchisees were misclassified as independent contractors.
United States
17 May 2010
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