The Little Gym of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

February 15, 2015

Gerald Moore and his family own five The Little Gym franchisees in North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina.

Recently, the Coalition met with Gerald at his Mt. Pleasant location to discuss his concerns over the effort to expand the definition … Read More...

Rainbow Station of Richmond, Virginia

February 15, 2015

The Coalition went to John Sim’s Rainbow Station recently to profile his local business and his concerns over the NLRB’s efforts to redefine the joint employer standard.  Watch the video below:

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Senate HELP Committee Hearing Sheds Light on Joint Employer

February 10, 2015

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions (HELP) held a timely and informative hearing on February 5th entitled, “Who’s the Boss? The ‘Joint Employer’ Standard and Business Ownership.” It provided a great opportunity to raise awareness on … Read More...

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...