Category: Media

Small Businesses Fight Back Against Federal Labor Board

February 4, 2015

By Connor D. Wolf, Daily Caller

Franchise owners will appear before a Senate hearing Thursday to explain how a recent labor board rule impacts their businesses.

Last year, the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision making franchisors joint-employers … Read More...

Nobody Wins: The NLRB Goes To War Against McDonald’s

January 13, 2015

By Peter N. Kirsanow,

As a former member of the National Labor Relations Board, I am a firm believer in the agency’s mission to safeguard the rights of employees, remedy unfair labor practices and interpret the law as it … Read More...

Local Franchise Owner Meets with Comstock as Part of Campaign Against Regulation Change

December 22, 2014

By Dusty Smith, Ashburn Rising

The operator of more than 50 Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill franchises in Virginia called on U.S. Rep.-elect Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) to serve as a watchdog against government regulations that could impact small business.… Read More...

Congresswoman-Elect Comstock Meets with Franchise Owners in Loudoun

December 22, 2014

By T. Boulden, Virginia Virtucon

Ahead of last week’s ruling by the National Labor Relations Board that it would look into supposed misconduct by McDonalds, a local franchise owner met with Congresswoman-elect Barbara Comstock to discuss franchise issues.… Read More...

Guinta Meets with Franchise Owner About Regulations

December 17, 2014

By Tony Schinella, New Hampshire Patch

Debra Desrosiers asked Congressman-elect Frank Guinta (NH-01) to be mindful of the impacts that federal regulations and laws have on local franchise small businesses when he visited her Visiting Angels location in Auburn on … Read More...