AHPs: Big Win for Franchising.

Author:Cresanti, Robert
Position:FROM THE CEO'S DESK
 
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Franchise development and operations are the lifeblood of business that can make or break your franchise success. This issue of Franchising World includes operational and development tips that range from how to manage an employee who is regularly late to avoiding the potential sinkholes of rapid multi-unit growth. Looking for more help improving your franchise's bottom line? Attend our new Operations Seminar on Sept. 12 in Tampa, Fla. Find out more at franchise.org/operations-seminar.

The bottom line for many franchises is set to improve with the U.S. Department of Labor issuing a final rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs) on June 19. The rule culminates a months-long process that included IFA leaders at the forefront of the issue, and it contains a safe harbor against any potential new joint-employer liability for franchises that participate in the new health care plans.

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