A security breach involving 24 million customers is a bad day. Having to go to court to defend yourself against a class of angry customers is equally a bad day. That is exactly where Zappos.com is. In January of this
Ace Hardware Corporation v. Advanced Caregivers, LLC, this is a fun little case. Caregivers is a franchisee of Ace Hardware Corporation. Caregivers attempts to wage a class action against Ace Hardware Corporation. Ace Hardware Corporate says: ‘Nice try. There is
The FTC franchise disclosure law and state laws require that the franchise disclosure document be amended for any “material change.” The term “material change” can be an enigma. We dug up state regulations that may surprise you. Take the quiz
Recently the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published 2 memos regarding the verbiage used regarding “at-will” employment in employee handbooks. “At-will” employment is the common lingo for ‘I can fire you at any time for any reason – there is
One of the first steps to updating the franchise document is identifying initiatives and reviewing the disclosure document for needed changes. This video reviews 4 considerations when identifying updates for the upcoming year. For a disclosure document update timeline see
Maybe you have heard by now, a group of the consumers have gotten together and sued Papa John’s franchisees, Papa John’s the franchisor, and one of Papa John’s vendors. The consumers are suing over unwanted text messages under the Telephone
It is year end. Everyone is in a furry accomplishing year end business; closing deals, budgeting for next year, and preparing for franchise conferences. But, what about focusing on updating the franchise disclosure document? No, it is not too early.