Tag: Franchise

Frederick News-Post: Frederick County man testifies at House subcommittee hearing on joint employer definition

March 22, 2016

Danny Farrar, a Frederick County resident and founder of Soldierfit, a gym with military-style fitness training, testified last week at a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing.

Farrar urged members of the Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations

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INDIANA LEGISLATURE PUSHES BACK AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVERREACH INTO LOCAL BUSINESSES

February 8, 2016

The Indiana House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation providing clarity to the small business community, codifying that a franchisor is not considered to be an employer of a franchisee or a franchisee’s employees.

Indiana House Bill 1218 passed out of … 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...