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 … Read More...

Small Business Roundtable in Northern Virginia

December 16, 2014

Recently, the Coalition met with newly elected Representative Barbara Comstock and local small business franchisee owner Jim Ilaria in Northern Virginia to discuss franchise issues and concerns over joint employer. See below for a video of the event.

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Small Business Roundtable in New Hampshire

December 16, 2014

Debra Dosrosiers of Visiting Angels in Auburn, New Hampshire hosted Congressman Frank Guinta and other locally owned franchise businesses for a roundtable discussion.  Debra, as well as coalition member Steve Duprey, voiced concerns over the impact of efforts to redefine … Read More...