Oklahoma Clarifies the Relationships Between Franchisors, Franchisees, and Employees

Law Effective November 1, 2016

Under a new law in Oklahoma, a franchisor is not considered the employer of a franchisee or a franchisee’s employees.

Additionally, the law clarifies that the employees of a franchisee are not considered employees of the franchisor, and the employees of a franchisor are not considered employees of a franchisee.

The law is effective November 1, 2016. Click here to read the text of the law, which includes definitions of key terms.

To review other laws specific to Oklahoma, visit the State Laws section, click on Oklahoma, and choose your topic of interest from the left-hand navigation menu.

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