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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CFA Lobby Day Forum

Make your plans now to attend the 2019 CFA Day Forum in Washington DC on May 22. One of the key issues on our agenda will be the Raise The Wage Act, a proposal by Virginia Representative Bobby Scott, Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor. The Raise The Wage Act (H.R. 582)…

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CFA Lobby Day Forum

Make your plans now to attend the 2019 CFA Day Forum in Washington DC on May 22. One of the key issues on our agenda will be the Raise The Wage Act, a proposal by Virginia Representative Bobby Scott, Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor. The Raise The Wage Act (H.R. 582)…

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CFA Day Just One Month Away

In just over one month, the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) will host its annual CFA Day in Washington, DC on May 9. The 2018 CFA Day is a golden opportunity to unite with franchisees from 17 different brands in various industries from across the United States to learn about pressing legislative issues and advocate…

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CFA Day Scheduled for May 9

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) 2018 CFA Day in Washington, DC will be held on May 9. This annual CFA event is a golden opportunity to unite with franchisees from 17 different brands in various industries from across the United States to learn about pressing legislative issues and advocate for franchisee issues before members…

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Congress, SBA Headline CFA Forum

The Coalition of Franchisee Association (CFA) Lobby Day Forum is always a great opportunity for franchisees to make their voice heard in Washington DC, but this year, that seems especially true. The annual event, being held on October 25 & 26, will open with a Congressional Reception for which dozens of Congressmen and women have…

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CFA Lobby Day and Forum Rescheduled

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations has announced that the CFA Lobby Day and Forum in Washington DC has been rescheduled for October 25-26 and they’ve kept the same great programming. An updated schedule of events is available with the event beginning with a congressional reception on Wednesday, October 25, followed by a day on the…

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