Nearly a third of respondents to SBA notice endorse IFA’s position in whole or in part. By Elizabeth Taylor and Rolf Lundberg A delegation of franchisees and franchisors representing the more than 26,000 franchise establishments throughout North Carolina met with legislators in Raleigh on
By Terry Hill The U.S. National Labor Relations Board’s arbitrary, pro-union joint-employer decision to expand franchisors’ responsibilities — making them more liable for the employment practice of their franchisees — could trigger an exponential increase in litigation, International Franchise Association President & CEO Steve
By Michael Seid, CFE Gov. Jerry Brown of California reset the bar for the consideration of state relationship laws nationwide through his veto of SB 610 in September. If enacted, the measure would have substantially changed the California Franchise Relations Act by imposing
Franchisees Sit Down with Adam Shapiro, from Fox Business, to Discuss Workplace Conflicts among Employees
With the current shutdown in Washington, Fox Business examines the problems that could arise in the franchise industry if people weren’t able to get along and work together. Two franchise owners discuss workplace conflicts among employees and how to handle and protect themselves from them.
Entering its second week, the government shutdown continues to hurt the U.S. economy. Now, with the debt ceiling approaching, the International Franchise Association reiterates its call for Congress to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government and raise the debt ceiling.
Thursday, the House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions held a hearing to address the future of union organizing and one particular strategy to build employee support for unionization, worker centers. Worker centers were examined by the Subcommittee members and a panel of
In accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as amended by section 1512 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, all employers are required to provide a written notice to current employees no later than October 1, 2013. In addition, upon that date,
The effort to pass patent litigation reform was recently reignited and has rapidly picked up momentum over the first half of the year. The debate this Congress has a distinctly different tone from the debate over the America Invents Act, though. Rather than