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Franchising a Home Health Care Business

With 74 million baby boomers close to retiring or retired, it is not surprising that home health care is booming. This aging population is looking for alternatives to assisted living or nursing homes and the use of home health aides enable older adults to remain in their homes. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, […]

How Does the Revised Joint Employer Rule Affect Franchisors?

A revised rule addressing joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) announced January 12, 2020 may offer some relief to franchisors. Under the FLSA, employers must comply with federal minimum wage and overtime laws. An employer is defined as “any person acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in […]

Should You Franchise Your Restaurant?

Some of the best-known franchises are restaurants. McDonald’s, Subway, Domino’s, Wendy’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, and others have thousands of locations. If you have a popular restaurant, you may be thinking of expanding to multiple locations. While you can choose to take on the work yourself, open more restaurants, and hire managers to run them, you […]