Analytix Solutions: Managing Challenges Faced by Multi-Unit Franchisees

Especially in these challenging times, the accounting and reporting challenges that franchise owners – especially multi-store franchise owners – experience can be legion. In response, Analytix has developed a specific Dunkin’ portal that addresses 5-8 of the primary pain points and this presentation will take you that process in detail so that you will have…

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HigherMe: Hiring Smarter Faster and Cheaper During COVID-19

During a time of record unemployment, but with Dunkin’ and other companies looking to hire nationwide, the approach you employ will be critical. With many job seekers hesitant to return to work, this webinar, with HigherMe, will discuss tactics and tools that Dunkin’ franchisees can use to increase application flow, reduce recruiting costs, and hire…

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Tampa Meeting

In the current challenging labor market, hiring the right employees – and being able to retain them – is critical to the ongoing success of your business. In fact, there are few other topics that are more important in this economy, and that’s why our first DDIFO meeting of 2020 (“The Future of Hourly Hiring…

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What’s Brewing: SEIU, Joint Employer, Healthcare, Fair Franchising

There’s trouble brewing out there for Dunkin’ and other quick service franchise owners as we head deeper into 2015. Labor unions are leading the pack of politicians, activists and regulators taking aim at your businesses. Beyond the expensive new rules and mandates that raise your costs of doing business, unions are aggressively looking for opportunities…

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New Jersey Bans The Box

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie earlier this week signed into law Bill 1999, the so-called “ban the box” bill, which prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from asking an applicant about his/her criminal record until after a first interview has taken place.  The legislation, which is titled the “Opportunity to Compete Act”, was passed by…

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Massachusetts Bill Would Prohibit Social Media Inquiries

More along the lines of restricting employers’ abilities to learn as much about their job applicants as they may deem appropriate, a proposal passed in the Massachusetts state Senate as an amendment to the state budget would prohibit an employer from asking for access to an employee or applicant’s social media pages.  The issue had…

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A virtual cup of coffee with DDIFO Executive Director Ed Shanahan

June 23, 2013 – Fair Franchising, Tip Pooling, Competitor News, Hiring Issues

More West Coast Movement on Fair Franchising – Although it is not yet over, good news continues to stream out of California on the Fair Franchising initiative.  This week, the California Assembly’s Committee on the Judiciary approved the bill on a 7-2 vote with one member absent and not voting.  The bill has now been sent to the Assembly’s Committee…

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A virtual cup of coffee with DDIFO Executive Director Ed Shanahan

June 14th, 2013 – Franchisee/Franchisor Roles, Criminal Background Checks, Charity Events, Market Conditions

New Delaware Law Clarifies Franchisee/Franchisor Roles – Earlier this week,Delaware Governor Jake Markell signed into law, HB55, legislation that establishes that the franchisee and franchisor relationship is actually one where the franchisee is considered an independent contractor!  The proposal passed both branches of the Delaware legislature unanimously and is similar to a bill that was passed into law in Georgia last…

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Simplify Hiring and Increase Retention with Diversified Solutions

Finding dependable, trustworthy and customer service-minded employees is a considerable and constant challenge for franchise owners. And, once you have such people on staff, there’s the matter of holding on to them. Enter Diversified Solutions, a new DDIFO Sponsor specializing in employee recruitment and retention, and offering discounted services to DDIFO members.

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