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Working Lunch: Unprecedented NYC proposal could threaten joint employer model

And a look at how The Cheesecake Factory got pulled into a California wage theft case of over $4M

In this week’s episode, Align Public Strategies discusses a proposal in New York City that could deeply impact more than 700 brands, from restaurants to retailers. The proposal's sweeping language points directly at the franchisor and franchisee business model and would make franchisors liable for the actions of their franchisees. 

The Align team also details how The Cheesecake Factory got pulled into a $4.57 million wage theft case in California and why other business operators should prepare for that kind of scrutiny as well as the legislative scorecard with top policy items and developments from around the country.

Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and non-profit organizations navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation's Restaurant News.

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