2020 Georgia Code
Title 34 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 34-1-9. Franchisee nor Franchisee's Employee Shall Be Deemed to Be Employee of Franchisor; Applicability

Universal Citation: GA Code § 34-1-9 (2020)
  1. As used in this Code section, the terms "franchisee" and "franchisor" shall have the same meanings as provided in 16 C.F.R. Section 436.1 as such existed on August 26, 2015.
  2. Notwithstanding any order issued by the federal government or any agreement entered into with the federal government by a franchisor or a franchisee, neither a franchisee nor a franchisee's employee shall be deemed to be an employee of the franchisor for any purpose.
  3. This Code section shall not apply to Chapter 9 of this title.

(Code 1981, §34-1-9, enacted by Ga. L. 2016, p. 616, § 2/SB 277.)

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 2016, p. 616, § 1/SB 277, not codified by the General Assembly, provides: "This Act shall be known and may be cited as the 'Protecting Georgia Small Businesses Act.'"

Law reviews.

- For annual survey of labor and employment law, see 68 Mercer L. Rev. 151 (2016).

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