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Franchisees Vow to Skip 7-Eleven’s Giant Convention, as Lawsuit Progresses

Presidents of 43 franchise owners associations, representing 7,000 franchised locations in the U.S., sent a strong message to 7-Eleven Inc. last November, vowing they will not attend the franchisor's giant convention and trade show in February, known as the 7-Eleven Experience, in protest of its harsh treatment of store owners.

Uber Drivers in UK File Suit for Employee Status

Following similar claims made in the United States, Uber drivers in the United Kingdom have filed a lawsuit alleging the company misclassified them as independent contractors.

9th Circuit Affirms Approval of Class Action Settlement in Coverall Case

PASADENA, California - The U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, affirmed the ruling from a federal California court which approves a proposed class action settlement agreement. The decision allows close to $1 million in attorney fees for franchisee plaintiffs’ legal counsel.