Papa Johns, Domino’s and Jiffy Lube all have one thing in common.
Each Franchisor paid a lot of money to settle class actions because some of their franchise owners made a mistake in complying with TCPA.
Near to $75 million.
Rite Aid paid $20.9 million to settle a Wage & Hour Class Action lawsuit, last year. Because they misclassified employees as assisant managers to avoid paying minimum wage.
These million dollar cases should worry all franchisor and franchise owners.
The franchisor wants the franchise owners to have the best compliance advice possible. For everyone’s sake.
How can a franchisor do more than inform franchisees of the changes and urge them to confer with their lawyers to confirm that they are compliant?
Listen to our expert panel & bring you own solutions!
Daniel Blumenthal, Corporate Counsel at Elevation Franchise Ventures
David G. Ross, Franchise Lawyer for Franchisees, Commercial Litigator, Employment Lawyer
Warren Lee Lewis, Moderator
Time: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, from 11:45 – 2pm; The Tower Club in Tysons Corner VA
Registration 11:45 – 12:15 – Lunch 12:15 – 12:45 – RoundTable 12:45-2:00