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Franchise Regulations and Government Action

To successfully franchise, you must be aware of the regulations and laws that govern the industry. This section provides an overview.

How OSHA's New Safety Regulations Affect Your Franchise

September 21, 2016 / BLOG POST Information for Franchisees, Franchise Regulations and Government Action
Could your franchise be affected by OSHA's new safety regulations? Read to find out about the rules concerning injury and illness disclosure. Read more.

What Business Licenses Does My Franchise Need?

July 20, 2016 / BLOG POST Guide to Buying a Franchise, Franchise Regulations and Government Action, FAQ About Franchising
Legal requirements vary between franchise industries and from area to area. This post overviews things to keep in mind to be sure your franchise is operating above board. Read more.

Government Agencies Examining the Mechanics of the Franchise Model

July 14, 2016 / BLOG POST Franchise Regulations and Government Action
A summary of the past couple of years, which have seen a number of government agencies examine just how close the relationship is between franchisors and franchisees. Read more.

Franchise Buyers: You Don’t Have To Know Anything About Franchise Law

May 5, 2016 / BLOG POST Information for Franchisees, Guide to Buying a Franchise, Franchise Regulations and Government Action
Franchising is a specialized field of business. Hiring a franchise attorney is key making a smart investment with your hard-earned money. Read more.

What Franchisees Need to Know About Healthcare This Year

March 9, 2016 / BLOG POST Information for Franchisees, Franchise Regulations and Government Action
In addition to your finances, another area to always stay on top of is healthcare regulations. Lots of changes have occurred recently in regards to employer responsibility. Read on for more info. Read more.

Friday Franchising News - January 29

January 29, 2016 / BLOG POST Military Veteran Franchise Information, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, General Franchising Industry News, Franchise Regulations and Government Action
2016 is already bringing changes to the franchising industry. Catch up on what's been happening in franchising this week. Read more.

How will the Joint Employer Ruling Affect McDonald's?

September 2, 2015 / BLOG POST Franchise Regulations and Government Action, Franchise Company Updates, Food Franchising
The NLRB recently delivered a decision that could have broad implications. McDonald's, which was involved directly in the case, will likely see the first impacts. But what could those impacts be? Read more.

The Continued Evaluation of the Franchisor-Franchisee Relationship

August 31, 2015 / BLOG POST Franchise Regulations and Government Action
The relationship between franchisors and franchisees has been scrutinized lately. We look at the government agencies looking into how closely franchisors and franchisees are intertwined, and some potential consequences. Read more.

FDD & Operations Manual Updates that Could Result from the Joint-Employer Issue

June 4, 2015 / BLOG POST Information for Franchisees, General Franchising Industry News, Franchise Regulations and Government Action
The Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and operations manual, major guides for franchisees in respect to their responsibilities, are facing a potential overhaul for many franchise systems in light of current joint-employer concerns. Read more.

NLRB Speculation Could Blur Link between Franchisors and Franchisees

February 4, 2015 / GENERAL INDUSTRY NEWS General Franchising Industry News, Franchise Regulations and Government Action
Clarity in regards to the relationship between franchisors and franchisees is a vital part of thriving franchise business operations. Upcoming legal rulings could undoubtedly impact the entire franchise community. Read more.
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