Franchise Ownership is a Myth

In a recent article “Do Franchise Owners Really Own a Business?” Keith Miller addresses franchise ownership head-on:  “Do franchise owners really own a business? That is a very important question. The franchise industry talks about franchise owners as independent business people, working for yourself, but not by yourself. But, what does ownership mean?” https://www.bluemaumau.org/do_franchise_owners_really_own_business Miller goes on to answer: “Usually, if you own something, you have value, or equity, that you can sell. Historically, most franchise agreements contained a “first right of refusal” clause. In most cases, if a franchise owner found a buyer for their franchise, they would first have to offer that to the franchisor under the same terms and conditions.  Unfortunately, for franchise owners, that has taken on a whole new life of its own, with new clauses that eliminate most, if not all, of the equity they have worked….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Placing an employee on involuntary leave pursuant to Civil Service Law §72.5

Placing an employee on involuntary leave pursuant to Civil Service Law §72.5NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, OATH Index No. 1865/18Based on statements a customer service representative [Anonymous] was reported to have made to co-workers, the Appointing Authority [Authority] placed Anonymous on involuntary leave pursuant to Civil Service Law §72.5 in consideration of safety concerns about Anonymous' presence at the work place.Anonymous filed a timely objection to being placed on §72.5  leave, typically refered to as "emergency leave." After a two-day hearing during which Authority presented the testimony of a psychiatrist, who examined Anonymous and concluded he was unfit, as well as the testimony of two of Anonymous’ co-workers and Anonymous' testimony on his own behalf and the testimony of a psychiatrist called by Anonymous a witness, OATH John B. Spooner found that Authority's failed to meet the standard….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Supreme Court of Canada decision: Police Disclosure in Solicitor-Client Communication

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South Florida Trampoline Park Injury Increasingly Common

Trampoline parks have been cropping up in Broward County and throughout the country, offering children a chance to literally bounce off the walls to burn some energy. They are especially popular in South Florida in the summer, where parents and caregivers need something fun and active to keep kids occupied while still keeping them out of the crushing heat.  However, a recent investigation by NBC6 in Miami revealed child injuries at trampoline parks have become incredibly common. Just in the last two years in South Florida, there have reportedly been nearly 300 911 calls made regarding injuries and falls at trampoline parks. In roughly 70 of those instances, paramedics were required at the scene. Those incidents included: A 4-year-old boy who suffered a sprained ankle; A 6-year-old girl left injured and bleeding when a larger boy jumped on top of her; A boy who suffered a traumatic brain injury at a Broward County trampoline park. Broward personal injury attorneys who….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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