Labor and Employment Law Update

A franchisor does not stand in an employment or agency relationship with the franchisee and its employees for purposes of holding it vicariously liable for workplace injuries allegedly inflicted by one employee of a franchisee while supervising another employee of the franchisee, where the franchisor did not, as a matter of contract or in fact, control the employment policies of the franchisee.
Patterson v. Domino’s Pizza, LLC – filed August 28, 2014