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A Completely Different Result: Franchisor Found NOT to be Employer of its Franchisee's Employees.

In a recent decision by the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Boards ("NLRB"), there was a completely different result from the McDonald's matter discussed in our previous article. In the McDonald's matter, the General Counsel of the NLRB sought to have ALL employees of McDonald's US-based restaurants recognized as employees of McDonald's Corporate. That would include the employees of McDonald's franchisees, as well as the employees in McDonald's company-owned restaurants.