How Franchisors Can Avoid Large Dollar Damage Awards Created by Franchisee’s Actions?

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…

Franchise Sales Compliance

Who is a Franchise Seller?   If you are an officer, employee, representative or broker involved in the offer or sale of franchises, you are a “franchise seller.”    Your involvement in the offer or sale of franchises may be obvious, such as if you are a salesperson actively pursuing franchisee prospects for a franchisor, are signing agreements with new franchisees, or are accepting payments from new franchisees.   Or, your involvement may…