CFA Day Postponed To June 2022

The lingering apprehension of the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with the resilience of the delta variant has forced the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) to postpone its annual CFA Lobby Day in Washington DC until next year. As the corona virus continues to cause turmoil across the country, CFA could not get the necessary meetings scheduled…

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Attorney Generals Write Congress for PRO Act

Having just advised of the NLRB General Counsel and her strong unionizing proclivities, you should also be aware that the campaign to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act) and implement its many egregious provisions is now in full swing. Just two weeks ago, 17 Attorneys General from around the country –…

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CFA Lobby Day Forum

Another of the don’t miss upcoming events is the 2021 Coalition of Franchisee Associations Lobby Day Forum in Washington DC on September 14, 2021 from 1:00 – 7:00 PM. Attending this event and meeting with your representatives in Congress to discuss issues that concern you most as a small business owner and franchisee is perhaps…

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Upcoming Webinar & Events

DDIFO will be sponsoring another in our webinar series on November 12 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST. This program, “Workforce Systems and Operations Made Easy” will instruct attendees on an easier way to manage your workforce with HR, payroll and timekeeping solutions all in one unified paperless system. This presentation comes to you…

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CFA Call to Action

Whether it’s the “Problem Solver Compromise” or some other legislative relief, let’s capitalize on the dwindling days of 2020. With less than four weeks of legislative days left on the 2020 calendar, Congress has little time to pass a stimulus package to help franchisees during this critical time. It is time to end partisan politics!…

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CFA Town Hall with Illinois Congressman

The Coalition of Franchisee Association (CFA) has announced that its next virtual Congressional Town Hall Discussion will feature Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis from the 13th Illinois Congressional district. The discussion is scheduled for Thursday, August 27 at 3:00 PM ET. Representative Davis, whose father worked at a McDonald’s restaurant before he became a McDonald’s franchisee,…

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Drive-by Lawsuits

We noted this week a story on the dramatic increase – to record breaking numbers – of lawsuits filed alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III. Over 11,000 lawsuits were filed in 2019 – up from just 2700 in 2013 – alleging some violation of the landmark 1990 law. That fact…

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CFA Day Forum Scheduled in DC

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations’ 2020 CFA Day Forum has been confirmed for May 20 in Washington DC and registration is now open. This event is an exceptional opportunity for franchisees to visit with their elected representatives and senators in Congress and discuss the issues that are most impacting your business. This year, the event…

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CFA Lobby Day Leads To Wage Increase Fairness Bill

At the recent CFA Lobby Day Forum (held in May) in Washington DC, Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) joined the CFA Board as its guest speaker for the CFA Directors dinner. Having the Congressman join us gave the Board the opportunity to speak candidly with him and in greater detail about an array of issues that…

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Rep Crenshaw Headlines CFA Lobby Day

Freshman US Representative Dan Crenshaw has agreed to headline the 2019 CFA Day Forum in Washington DC on May 22. A former U.S. Navy SEAL, Congressman Crenshaw represents Texas’ 2nd District and serves on the House Committee on the Budget as well as the Committee on Homeland Security. He will serve as the keynote speaker…

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