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Janitorial services franchisor Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc. (“Jan-Pro”) is not the employer of its unit franchisees, according to a recent California federal court decision. Roman v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int’l, Inc.
Continue Reading Janitorial services franchisor cleans up on joint employer claim

© 2005 iStockphoto LP. All rights reserved.Finding the right franchisee can be a daunting task.  Despite a franchisor’s best efforts, sometimes a franchisee just isn’t a good fit.  When it’s not working out, franchisors rely on
Continue Reading California Franchise Relations Act amendments make breaking up hard(er) to do

So, your franchise agreement has an airtight arbitration provision…right?  It probably says that if any disputes arise out of your franchise agreement, then they must be arbitrated (rather than litigated). 
Continue Reading Want to enforce your arbitration provision? Then say it loud and clear (and unmistakably)!