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Missouri Supreme Court Invalidates Arbitration Agreement and Casts Doubt on Whether Continued Employment Constitutes Sufficient Consideration in Non-Compete Agreements

Late last month, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled in Baker v. Bristol Care that continued employment was insufficient consideration for enforcing an arbitration agreement.  The decision casts doubt on some arbitration agreements many employers have...

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The NLRB authorizes complaints against McDonald’s, USA, LLC, as joint employer with its franchisees

The NRLB’s General Counsel, Richard F. Griffin, Jr., authorized complaints against McDonald’s franchisees and McDonald’s, USA, LLC (McDonald’s) as joint employers.  This decision marks a major departure from prior policy, and if upheld, could represent...