The Texas Labor Code has been amended to provide that a franchisor is not considered an employer for claims related to employment discrimination, wage payment, the Texas Minimum Wage Act, and the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act, among other laws. According to S.B. 652, this is so unless the franchisor has been found by a
Kristin Bauer is a Principal in the Dallas, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and is a contributor to the Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog. In addition to handling an active employment litigation docket, she provides advice and counsel to employers on the numerous laws touching ill and injured workers, including the ADA, the FMLA, and related state laws, and strategies to manage those risks.
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