Maxine Neuhauser, Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the Newark office, was quoted in Franchise Times, in “Top 10 Legal Cases in Franchising, and Who Should Worry,” by Beth Ewen.
Following is an excerpt:
One case, Naik v. 7-Eleven, is catching attention from attorneys for a New Jersey District Court ruling in August in favor of the plaintiffs. Four franchise owner-operators “may pursue overtime and minimum wage claims against 7-Eleven under the FLSA, or Fair Labor Standards Act, and the New Jersey wage and hour law,” explains Maxine Neuhauser, Epstein Becker & Green in Newark, New Jersey. “For retail and hospitality industries especially, it is turning out to be a long, hot summer as franchises continue to be in the employment law spotlight.”