Types of Employers: Tennessee
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
- Each Tennessee law may define employer differently based on variables such as number of employees, industry and more. See Defining an Employer in Tennessee.
- Under Tennessee law, a franchisee and a franchisee's employee is generally not considered an employee of a franchisor. See Franchisor Protection Law.