Making Sense of the NLRB, Franchising & Joint Employer Relationships

Bad news always seems gets more press than good news, right? If you’re one who has kept your finger on the pulse of the franchise industry then you probably know about the claim filed by the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) against a well-known fast food restaurant franchise system, challenging their franchisor/franchisee relationship. News of…

Franchising: When You Over Promise and Under Deliver

When it comes to franchising the last thing you ever want to be faced with is the claim by a franchisee that you “Over promised and under delivered.” The minute a franchisor hears this he/she might as well just take a dagger and insert it into his/her chest.. slowly. If this comment does not bother…