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Posted by on Oct 19, 2011

AAFD can help build a chapter for your franchise system and can provide management and support services for internal chapters, as well as Independent Franchisee Associations.  The...

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Posted by on Aug 11, 2011

Member purchasing power is a fundamental focus of membership. The AAFD is continuously negotiating quality programs and discounts to increase the value of your membership. Visit...

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Buying a Franchise

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011

Thinking about buying a franchise? Read our resources, designed to help you investigate franchising & franchise opportunities that’s right for...

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Join the AFFD today, and get access to a broad range of member services designed to help franchisees build market power, create legislative support of interest to franchisees,...

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Do You Really Need A Franchise?

Do You Really Need A Franchise?

Aug 7, 2014

Starting a business requires a lot of gumption. Entrepreneurs often quit stable jobs, invest their savings, or max out credit cards to get a business started, and endure months or even years of furious work without much return. A franchise, in contrast, can seem like a safer bet. In return for a franchise fee and ongoing royalties, a franchisee expects six very...

Calling California Franchisees: Fair Franchising Legislation SB-610 Capitol Visits, Tuesday August 5

From Keith Miller, Chairman of the Coalition of Franchise Associations (CFA) And endorsed by AAFD Chairman, Robert Purvin Dear California Franchisee or Franchisee Leader, As I told you a few days ago, we are planning visits at the Capitol to support Senate Bill 610 on Tuesday, August 5th. We will meet by 9:00AM at the offices of Pane and Pane. The address is:...

CA SB-610 – Don’t Let the IFA Lie to Your Legislators

Dear California Franchisees, The fight to pass Senate Bill 610 is on.  The International Franchise Association has come out in full force against this bill, and is spreading false statements and using scare tactics to try to defeat the bill.  Don’t let them lie to your legislators!  It’s your job to understand the bill, and contact your Assembly...

AAFD Member Alert: NLRB General Counsel Finds McDonald’s USA may be Joint Employer of Restaurant Employees – Important Implications for US Franchise Owners

On Tuesday, July 29, 2014, the General Counsel to the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an opinion that McDonald’s Corporation could be deemed to be the joint employer of thousands of line employees at McDonald’s restaurants due to the amount of control that McDonald’s exercises over its franchise operators. Here is a link to the NLRB...

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