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FTC Acting on Franchise Issues

Last week may be viewed as a monumental week as we are starting to see the new majority at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), led by Chair Lina Khan, take an interest in franchise issues, specifically protecting franchisees. Besides Khan, Commissioners Rohit Chopra (who was a guest speaker at the AAFD Conference in June) and Rebecca Slaughter have taken an interest in franchise issues.

By |September 10th, 2021|Categories: Public Affairs|0 Comments

Statement of Personal Support of the Nomination of David Weil to the DOL

Several AAFD members have reached out to the AAFD for guidance on our position on President Biden’s nomination of Professor David Weil to again serve as the Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL). Weil held this position previously in the Obama administration and he created controversy by announcing that franchisors that exert excessive control over their franchise networks may be classified as joint employers of franchisee employees.

By |August 12th, 2021|Categories: Public Affairs|Comments Off on Statement of Personal Support of the Nomination of David Weil to the DOL

Congressional Inquiry Requested of Federal Trade Commission Impacting Franchisees

This week, House of Representative members Schakowsky, Jayapal, and Scanlon sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking them to look into unfair and deceptive digital delivery practices hurting ...

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: News, Public Affairs|Comments Off on Congressional Inquiry Requested of Federal Trade Commission Impacting Franchisees

AAFD Comments on Additional Covid-19 Relief

The AAFD has issued the following statement to Congressional leaders in support of a second round of economic stimulus to protect franchised businesses in the United States: Read Letter: AAFD-Comments-on-Additional-Covid-19-Relief-Final

By |July 24th, 2020|Categories: Public Affairs|Comments Off on AAFD Comments on Additional Covid-19 Relief

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