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Franchise Businesses Beware: The NLRB in Browning-Ferris Expands the Joint Employer Doctrine

By James Shrimp

You might think it’s easy to figure out who’s an employer and who’s an employee, but the definitions are changing and things are getting complex. Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) changed the definition of a “joint employer,” a decision that will likely cause widespread impacts in the franchising, subcontracting and temporary staffing industries.

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Reading between the lines: What is in a Franchise Agreement?

By Joel Rosen

July 2, 2015 By Joel D. Rosen, Esquire Deciding what kind of business opportunity you want to embark on can be challenging. There are countless industry segments and businesses that make your initial decisions daunting. If you are torn between a franchise or an independent business, read this article for some advice To Be a […]

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To Be a Franchisee or Not to Be; That is the Question.

By Joel Rosen

Franchise Practice Group Chair Joel D. Rosen recently wrote an article entitled “To Be a Franchisee or Not to Be; That is the Question”. Check it out on page 48 of May/June issue of the Local Living Magazine.   Visit Joel D. Rosen’s attorney profile.    

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Pre-License Fee and Protections Provided by the Franchise Rule

By Joel Rosen

By Joel D. Rosen, Esquire July 29, 2014 Deciding whether or not to purchase a franchise can be an exciting but stressful time. It can also be complicated with unanticipated pitfalls blocking your path to success. In 1979, in response to these difficulties, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) promulgated the original franchise rule (“Franchise Rule”). […]

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Welcome to Our New Website!

By Joel Rosen

Welcome to our new website! Please bookmark this page as we will be updating it shortly with News items related to Franchise law.

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