February 4th, 2015
Small Businesses Fight Back Against Federal Labor Board
By Connor D. Wolf, Daily Caller
Franchise owners will appear before a Senate hearing Thursday to explain how a recent labor board rule impacts their businesses.
Last year, the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision making franchisors joint-employers with the individual franchisees they contract out to. The decision has the potential to dramatically overturn decades of established laws and greatly affect the franchise model from restaurants to other small businesses that contract with a larger brand name.