Michael Layman Named Executive Director of the Coalition to Save Local Businesses

February 24, 2015

Earlier today Michael Layman was named Executive Director of the Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB).  In that capacity he will serve as the day-to-day liaison between CSLB members and Congress.  Members of the Coalition are concerned about overreach at … Read More...

Press Release: Michael Layman Named Executive Director of the Coalition to Save Local Businesses

February 24, 2015

Michael Layman Named Executive Director of the Coalition to Save Local Businesses

WASHINGTON, DC – The Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB) is pleased to announce Michael Layman as the organization’s Executive Director. Layman will serve as the day-to-day liaison … Read More...

NELP is wrong: The buck stops with franchisees

February 23, 2015

By Dawn Sweeney, Restaurant Business

A recent column by the National Employment Law Project suggests that McDonald’s should rightly be “on the hook” for local employment violations of its franchisees as suggested by the National Labor Relations Board.  While organized … Read More...

Sen. Dean Heller Meets with Local Business Owners on Joint Employer Issue

February 21, 2015

Ultimately, Congress will have to come up with a way of making sure hundreds of thousands of locally-owned businesses are not put at risk by an expanded joint-employer standard.  As such, it was incredibly encouraging to hear supportive words for … Read More...

IFA Convention Shines Spotlight on CSLB and Need for Engagement

February 18, 2015

If there is power in numbers, the franchise sector is in a good position.

Close to 4,000 individual franchise business owners are attending the International Franchise Association’s 55th annual convention this week in Las Vegas – record-breaking attendance.  Nationwide, … Read More...