LOS ANGELES – As the deadline for filing tax returns is fast approaching, tax preparation companies are busy advertising their services to beat the competition.
Choice-of-law provisions may be void as a matter of public policy when determining if someone is an independent contractor or employee, says the Ninth Circuit.
An advertising company purporting to work on behalf of Franchise Gator has been sanctioned by a California court.
Police arrested a Burger King cashier who preyed on a disabled woman.
The controversial video game franchisor was sued for failure to pay the vendor supplying the franchisee training program.
Judge Highberger strikes again. A California appellate court has upheld Highberger's ruling in favor of oil giant BP, permitting the franchisor of AMPM gas stations to keep debit card surcharges and vendor kickbacks.
A recall of E. coli-contaminated meat from a southern California meat processing plant has been expanded, bringing the total recall to nearly 6 million tons.
Looking to buy a franchise? In California there are 42 Enterprise Zones where employer's can reveive State Tax Credits for hiring a target group of employees.