Category: Media

WSJ: Trump Picks Fast-Food Executive Andy Puzder as Nominee for Labor Secretary

December 13, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday named fast-food executive Andy Puzder as his choice for labor secretary.

Mr. Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc., the parent company of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s burger chains, has been a vocal … Read More...

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

October 24, 2016

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 same. One of the most … Read More...

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

October 17, 2016

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. Last year, more than … 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...