Puzder Nomination Delays

We told you in our last issue that the Senate hearing on the nomination of Andy Puzder as Labor Secretary would be held yesterday, February 2. After we went to press last week however, we learned it had been delayed for the 4th time. As of this writing, the hearing is postponed indefinitely until the…

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National Right-To-Work

While unions focus on trying to smear Andy Puzder as labor Secretary-nominee, the appeal of right to work legislation continues to grow with federal legislation now having been filed to make right-to-work the law of the land!  Earlier this week, Congressmen Steve King (R-IA) and Joe Wilson (R-SC) introduced H.R. 785, the National Right to…

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Minimum Wages Staying in the Forefront

It seems that the debate over increases to minimum wages around the country has been in the news now for longer than one can imagine, and that may very well be the case! The question of the minimum wage was first raised most recently by President Obama in his 2013 state of the union address…

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A Tale Of Two Perspectives

We came upon an interesting contradiction this week when we read that the results of a survey from the Pew Research Group and contrasted that report with another from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Although admittedly a bit of apples and oranges, the Pew survey reported that a slightly larger majority of Americans like labor…

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CFA Lobby Day and Forum Registration Open

The annual CFA event on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on March 15 – 16, 2017 at the Capitol Hill Hotel, is shaping up as another exceptional program. The day will begin with an opening address and an Attorney Roundtable with many of the premier franchisee attorneys in the country speaking on a number of…

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Dunkin’ Doings

Dunkin’s reign at the top of the customer loyalty pile continued unabated in 2017 as Brand Keys 22nd annual Customer Loyalty Engagement index again had Dunkin’ #1 in both the out-of-home and packaged coffee categories.  This marks the 11th consecutive year that Dunkin’ topped the charts in the out-of-home category and the fifth in a…

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