Category: Member Updates

The Coalition to Save Local Businesses

February 10, 2015

Being a local business franchise owner is hard work. You need to be attentive to brand standards for quality products or services, whether you’re making a Papa John’s pizza or a preparing a clean room at Comfort Inn. But most … Read More...

Beyond the Franchise Model: The NLRB’s Plan to Treat Franchisees and Franchisors as Joint Employers Threatens Every Business

February 7, 2015

The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is primed to expand employers’ liabilities and obligations under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).(1)  The NLRA contains no definition of joint employer, which leaves it up to the Board … Read More...

New “Joint Employer” Standard Would Hurt Small Businesses Everywhere

February 2, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board wants to demote thousands of America’s entrepreneurs to assistant managers. It’s time to push back against this government overreach into local businesses and preserve the joint employer standard.

The NLRB will soon decide whether to …