Fortune: How Becoming a Franchisee Today Is Different From 20 Years Ago

October 24, 2016

In some ways, it’s easier.

The past two decades have seen dramatic changes in technology and employment trends. So when it comes to franchising, it’s no surprise that things have changed.

Still, what draws people to franchising is still the … Read More...

MacArthur Op-Ed: Joint employer rule will kill the ‘shop local’ movement

October 17, 2016

By Congressman Tom MacArthur

The new joint employer standard will result in corporate consolidation of local small businesses.

Americans love to shop local. Many of us actively seek out the smaller mom-and-pop establishments in order to support our local communities. … Read More...

Inforum: Short-sighted NLRB rule could leave franchise owners legally vulnerable

October 17, 2016

There are roughly 10 million women-owned businesses in the United States, and collectively they’re growing faster than other small firms. It’s fitting that October celebrates this success with Women’s Small Business Month. All told, women-owned companies employ an estimated eight … Read More...

WSJ Editorial: A Joint-Employer McDouble

August 8, 2016

The National Labor Relations Board has given unions and plaintiff attorneys a cache of weapons to target businesses. Now they’ve been handed a “two-barreled joint employer shotgun,” as plaintiff attorney Michael Rubin crowed about the certification of his class-action lawsuit … Read More...

Fox Editorial: The Joint Employer Standard Still Causing Confusion

August 5, 2016

This month marks the one-year anniversary of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Browning-Ferris decision, which radically redefined employment rules for businesses nationwide.

Under the new definition, which overturned 30 years of precedent, a company may be held liable for … Read More...