It is Time for Something New: A 21st Century Joint-Employer Doctrine for 21st Century Franchising

32 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last revised: 12 Jul 2018

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

The United States is competing in a 21st century global economy, and this leads to 21st century employment relations issues. Unfortunately, the government, courts, and administrative agencies are trying to solve these 21st century global problems with agency theory, joint-employer doctrine, single entity doctrine, and apparent authority, 20th, 19th, 18th... century legal doctrines.

Keywords: 21st century, joint employer doctrine, franchising, single entity doctrine, apparent authority, employment

Suggested Citation

Carvell, Steven and Sherwyn, David, It is Time for Something New: A 21st Century Joint-Employer Doctrine for 21st Century Franchising (2015). American University Business Law Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, 5, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3157399

Steven Carvell

Cornell University ( email )

Ithaca, NY 14853
United States

David Sherwyn (Contact Author)

Cornell University ( email )

School of Hotel Administration
Ithaca, NY 14853
United States

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