Category Archives: Other Things…

A Reminder About the Dangers of Employee Misclassification

The Ninth Circuit provided a clear reminder to companies to ensure that employees are not misclassified as independent contractors. In Alexander v. FedEx Ground, a group of full-time delivery drivers from FedEx challenged their status as independent contractors, asserting claims … Continue reading

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The General Counsel of the NLRB Opens the Door for Franchisors to be Liable for the Actions of their Franchisees

By Ashley T. Kasarjian, Michael J. Coccaro and Gerard Morales In a directive that has rocked the franchise world, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or the “Board”) Office of the General Counsel determined that McDonald’s USA, LLC, as the franchisor, … Continue reading

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Labor and Employment State Bar Convention

There are so many big developments in employment law that I feel like I am playing catch-up with my posts, but I couldn’t skip the post about the Labor and Employment Section’s all-day seminar at the State Bar Convention in Tucson. … Continue reading

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It’s THAT Time of Year Again…

December is the time for so many things. In Arizona, it’s when I actually start wearing my winter coat* (although, I’ll admit it got cold a little early this year). It is time to decorate the house for the holidays … Continue reading

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State Bar of Arizona – Labor and Employment Fall Seminar in Sedona

This past Friday and Saturday was the Employment and Labor Law Section’s Annual Fall Conference in Sedona. Maybe I am biased (actually, I am pretty sure I am biased since I was a co-chair of the event), but our speakers were top … Continue reading

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