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Breaking: U.S. District Court Rejects IFA’s Request for Preliminary Injunction

Posted in Legislation
As expected, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington that heard oral argument last week on the International Franchise Association’s motion for a preliminary injunction against the City of Seattle denied the IFA’s motion and refused to enjoin implementation of the City’s $15 per hour minimum wage ordinance against franchisees. The… Continue Reading

Using the Franchise Agreement to Discourage Free-Riding

Posted in Franchisor
From a franchisor’s perspective, it is important that all customers receive the same quality product and service offering regardless of what outlet they may visit. The menu of product offerings must be consistent, and the procedures for customer service correctly followed. The value of the franchisor’s brand depends on this consistency, and the more valuable… Continue Reading