Keep CFA PAC Strong

Through our reporting in Small Regular No Sugar! our subscribers have read of the great work that the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) does on behalf of member franchisees across the country. With their diligent representation on issues of import to franchisees, CFA has proven its value time and again. Their work is critical to…

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CFA 2022 Lobby Day

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) has tweaked its schedule for the 2022 CFA Lobby Day at the Nation’s Capital by moving it back one day to June 22, 2022. The move ensures that a vast majority of Representatives and Senators in Congress will be in Washington and available for member meetings at that time.…

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CFA Legal Symposium

Although the event itself is almost here, we wanted to remind you once more that the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) 2021 Legal Symposium will be held next week at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas on November 10-11. You can still register to attend and the line-up of top-notch franchise law firms is one…

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U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto Addresses CFA Legal Symposium

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) recently held its annual Legal Symposium in Las Vegas. Even with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Legal Symposium enjoyed its highest attendance since the CFA began the annual program in 2015, featuring franchisees from 33 national brands. A featured speaker was Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, who is…

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Top Legal Advice, Free!

Unlike politicians’ promises for free services – free college tuition, free child tax credits, free universal guaranteed income, free prescription drugs, etc. – there are times when items of great value really are offered for FREE! And, that’s precisely what the Coalition of Franchisee Associations is offering franchisees at its upcoming Annual Legal Symposium in…

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CFA Legal Symposium

As more legal issues swirl around the franchise world, it becomes that much more apparent how important it is for franchisee to be up-to-speed on today’s issues. For that reason, we want to again encourage you to register for the 2021 CFA Legal Symposium. Registration is now open for the annual Legal Symposium sponsored by…

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CFA Legal Symposium

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) this week opened registration for its popular annual Legal Symposium. The 2021 event will again be held in conjunction with and immediately at the conclusion of the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. The RFDC is scheduled for November 8 – 10 and…

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SBA Makes Major Changes to EIDL

It was announced yesterday in Washington DC that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has made a number of significant changes to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. The loan cap, which previously was set at $500,000, has been increased to $2 million and actually went in effect Wednesday evening although it wasn’t announced until…

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CFA Lobby Day

We’re just over two weeks away from the 2021 Coalition of Franchisee Association Lobby Day and your participation has never been so important. As evidenced by the news items already detailed above, having franchise owners like yourself personally explain to members of Congress the impact of such issues as joint employer, replenishing the RRF and…

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DOL Officially Rescinds Joint Employer

As we warned just about one month ago, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced last week that it had officially rescinded the Trump administration definition of joint employer. An array of Democrat Attorney Generals had filed a number of lawsuits (some were successful and are on appeal) challenging several provisions of the Trump-era joint…

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