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...

Being the HR Director – A Potential Whistleblower Under the FLSA & IL Law?

An HR Director who reported illegal conduct to the CFO regarding the misclassification of IT Technicians as exempt has stated a claim for retaliation and wrongful discharge under the FLSA and Illinois law.  In Kavanagh v...

Fifth Circuit Rejects NLRB’s D.R. Horton Decision

In what is being considered a big win for management attorneys and employers, the Fifth Circuit issued a 2-1 decision last week largely overturning the NLRB’s controversial D.R. Horton decision.  D.R. Horton, Inc. v. NLRB,...