The AAFD is looking for talent from within the association to be part of our musical cast during the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Awards banquet. The banquet is taking place Tuesday, May 2nd in Indian Wells, CA as part of the AAFD’s 25th Anniversary Leadership Summit and Conference. If you are planning to attend the conference, please reply in confidence if you love to sing and would like to help entertain the troops.
In 1215, King John of England signed the Magna Carta, granting, for the first time, legal protections and rights to his barons and noblemen. In effect, the Magna Carta was the result of the first franchisee revolt in recorded history. That’s exactly what I suggest in a great new feature article on the AAFD published by Blue MauMau, the premiere franchise industry publication.
FEB, 2017: SAN DIEGO, CA — The American Association of Franchisee and Dealers (AAFD) has announced nominations for the AAFD Total Quality Franchising awards for 2017. Notable honorees include Griswold Home Care as AAFD’s Franchisor of the Year and nationally recognized attorney, W. Michael Garner, who will receive the AAFD Award for Lifetime Achievement.
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AAFD welcomes new insurance and risk management provider David Silverman from Fullerton Insurance Service, Inc. David was invited to become a trusted AAFD supplier partner after securing important Directors and Officers (D&O) coverage for the AAFD.
Griswold Home Care (GHC), a company that provides non-medical at-home care services, and its independent franchisee association, the GHCFA, a chapter of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD), have announced the successful negotiation of new franchise agreements that affirm a commitment to a common mission and shared guiding principles. These groundbreaking agreements, negotiated over 18 months, are now among the highest rated in franchising history, scoring above 97% conformity with the criteria set forth in the AAFD’s Fair Franchising Standards.
On November 22, Judge Mazzant of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted an injunction to block the implementation of new regulations from the Department of Labor that would have dramatically increased the number of employees eligible for overtime pay. Franchise owners are heaving a big sigh of relief, but is the fight over? Learn what happened, what it means for your business, and how the AAFD is negotiating with the Department of Labor on behalf of franchisees!