Dozens of Leading Small Business Organizations Call on Congress to Enact Joint Employer FIX

February 14, 2017

The Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB), which represents a diverse group of locally owned, independent small businesses, associations and organizations, sent a letter today to Members of Congress regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) August 2015 limitless “joint … Read More...

The Hill: Congress must act against new ‘joint employer’ standard

December 14, 2016

On Nov. 8, Americans went to the polls to select those who will lead our country, and their preferences were clear. What we have learned about our fellow citizens in the days since is also quite clear. The working people … Read More...

WSJ: Trump Picks Fast-Food Executive Andy Puzder as Nominee for Labor Secretary

December 13, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday named fast-food executive Andy Puzder as his choice for labor secretary.

Mr. Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc., the parent company of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s burger chains, has been a vocal … Read More...

Fortune: How Becoming a Franchisee Today Is Different From 20 Years Ago

October 24, 2016

The past two decades have seen dramatic changes in technology and employment trends. So when it comes to franchising, it’s no surprise that things have changed.

Still, what draws people to franchising is still the same. One of the most … Read More...

MacArthur Op-Ed: Joint employer rule will kill the ‘shop local’ movement

October 17, 2016

The new joint employer standard will result in corporate consolidation of local small businesses.

Americans love to shop local. Many of us actively seek out the smaller mom-and-pop establishments in order to support our local communities. Last year, more than … Read More...