The Supreme Court has ruled on a 7 Eleven franchisee termination. The court ruled in favor of 7 Eleven. They said that the company was justified in their actions and did nothing wrong. The franchisee was seeking cash back payments from their employees. People were being underpaid and then things went downhill from there. The court was given evidence that showed there was underpaying going on. This fraudulent behavior lead to the verdict from the court.
- 7-11 did nothing wrong in firing a franchisee for non payment
- It was wrong of the franchisee to accept cash back payments from their employees
- The acts of the franchisee damaged the reputation of 7-11 as a whole
“Under the cash-back scheme, employees were found to have been underpaid effectively below the minimum wage.”