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Liquidated Damages Clauses – Franchising’s Unethical Hammer

The franchise industry is unique in so many ways, but that is not always good.  For most, buying a franchise, next to buying their home, is the biggest investment they will make.  Unlike all other investments they make, they risk everything in buying a franchise, every asset they own, and then some.  You ask, how …

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Can Dickey’s BBQ Franchise Owners Survive? Franchisees Claim They Received Misleading Numbers

Franchise owners of Dickey’s BBQ are closing at an alarming rate. Why is this, and can a franchise owner really make a profit owning a Dickey’s BBQ? Despite this, up to now, the franchisor has continued to sell a high number of new franchises. Can they continue that pace and keep their financials strong? And, …

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NLRB Rejects McDonald’s Settlement Deal in Joint Employer Case

Nice article by Janet Sparks. See my quote at the end of the article. Blue MauMau – by Janet Sparks, August 29th, 2018 The long-awaited decision from the National Labor Relations Board finally came last month when the NLRB judge issued her decision rejecting proposed settlement agreements from McDonald’s Corporation [NYSE:MCD] surrounding claims by fast …

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