Category: Member Updates

Franchisees push back against expansion of joint-employer definition

May 29, 2015

Franchisees like Veldman have been dragged into the Fight for $15 battle, portrayed as little more than corporate puppets in how they operate and pay their employees. But increasingly some franchisees are railing against that perception, saying they are independent … Read More...

Coalition to Save Local Businesses Educates Congressional Staff on Joint Employer Issue

March 13, 2015

Yesterday, the Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB) held a bi-partisan briefing for the House Small Business Committee on how a new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) joint employer standard will affect all small businesses.

For decades, the standard for …

Local business owners meet with Rep. Walberg to Discuss Joint Employer Issue

March 11, 2015

On March 9, Representative Tim Walberg (R-MI-7), met with local business owners for a round table discussion focusing on the negative impact the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) new “joint employer” definition could have on small businesses. The event was … Read More...

Local Minnesota Business Owners Meet With Chairman John Kline

February 26, 2015

On Monday, nearly 20 Minnesotans representing the local business community were on hand at Anytime Fitness in Rosemont, Minnesota, to discuss with House Education and Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) their concerns with recent actions by the National Labor Relations … Read More...