The IFA has responded to the City of San Francisco’s unanimously passing a new law called the “Retail Workers Bill of Rights.” If it is signed by Mayor Edwin Lee, it would go into effect next summer.
The recent comments by Dan Cathy, the President of Chick-Fil-A, about the legal definition of marriage, has created controversy. The Chick-Fil-A situation presents a good learning opportunity for franchisors and franchisees who need to understand the risks and potential fallout that can result from taking sides in hot-button political issues.
Several news stories around the web today discuss the United States Supreme Court’s Ruling on the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and what it could mean for franchised businesses.
If you, like me, did not attend the 2012 IFA Convention, you may be interested in reading a couple of stories from those who did.
Report from Day 1 of the West Coast Franchise Expo.