By Nicole Attias To successfully achieve and maintain healthy buildings, facility mangers and building owners must monitor the elements that impact occupant health. Air quality is a huge part of this. Why do buildings have poor air quality to begin with? Three major reasons for poor air quality in office towers include the presence of indoor air pollution sources; poorly designed, maintained, or operated ventilation systems; and uses that were not planned for when the…
By Joseph Pisani If one wants to start their own business, a franchise can be a great way to increase their chances for success. As a franchisee in a major network, one can expect to benefit from professional marketing, national advertising, specialized training, and centralized purchasing. Further, a small business owner is statistically more likely to succeed with a well-established franchise than with a non-franchised independent business. Franchising is an area of business that is…
By Frank Zaid
I have been involved in franchising in many capacities for nearly 45 years, as a lawyer, a mediator, an ombudsman, an arbitrator, an expert witness, an investor and a member of franchisors’ and franchise associations’ boards of directors and executive committees.
By Frank Zaid
The final report, which was released on May 23, 2017, recommends a process that would force enhanced collective bargaining rights for employees of franchisees of the same franchisor, but rejects the concept of a ‘joint employer’ in franchise systems.
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