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Franchising is one of the most effective ways to expand a business. However, some entrepreneurs chose to keep their operations close and opt for corporate expansion instead. While certainly still an effective growth strategy, growing individual locations of a business comes with some very real challenges. On Thursday, October, 5, Harold Kestenbaum shed some light […]
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Franchisors may finally get a break from the National Labor Relations Board’s drastic change to the joint-employer standard with the introduction of the Save Local Business Act. The act, introduced in July by Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., redefines the term employer as someone who “directly, actually and immediately exercises control of the essential terms and […]
Buying a franchise is a big commitment, not to mention an enormous investment. Because of that, it’s important that interested prospects are weighing all the pros and cons that exist. That’s even more so the case in 2017. In February’s issue of Franchising World, franchise attorney Harold Kestenbaum shared his advice with hopeful franchisees in […]
Early estimates called for an August job growth of 175,000 to 180,000 new jobs added to the U.S. economy. However, statistics show the job growth only reached 150,000 in August, steadying unemployment at 4.9%. On Tuesday, Sept. 2, Forbes turned to franchise attorney Harold Kestenbaum to help analyze the findings and determine who benefits most […]
Small business owners across the country have begun processing a May ruling from the U.S. Department of Labor to increase the salary threshold for overtime pay for employees who work more than 40 hours a week. As a small business and franchise attorney, Harold Kestenbaum decided to share his expertise in a contributed article to […]
The 2016 November election brought with it many surprises, one of which could have a significant impact on small business owners across the country. Voters in Washington, Arizona, Maine, and Colorado stepped to the polls and made a declaration of support for increased minimum wage, calling for increases to at least $12 an hour by […]