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Franchising

18 June 2019
Bruno Floriani Franchisee or employee in disguise?

Canada - Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Franchising communities in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada have been eagerly awaiting a Supreme Court of Canada decision on whether an unincorporated franchisee operating a two-person cleaning services business in Quebec as part of a cleaning services franchise network qualified as an employee. While the court's ruling may be worrisome to franchisors in certain industries, there are several mitigating factors to consider.

Authors: Bruno Floriani, Marissa Carnevale, Tanya Nakhoul
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