Media Center

IFA On Joint Employer Delay: Congress Must Act To Prevent Unworkable Proposal From Ever Taking Effect 

Today, Matt Haller, President and CEO of the International Franchisers Association (IFA), issued the following statement regarding the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) delaying the effective date of its new joint employer rule until February 26, 2024: 

International Franchise Association Elects Eight New Board Members 

The International Franchise Association (IFA) today announced the election of eight new franchise professionals to serve on its Board of Directors. The new directors, who will take their positions at the 2024 IFA Annual Convention in February, will join one of the most diverse IFA Boards in history, bringing a variety of experience and expertise to lead the franchise sector’s oldest and largest global trade association.

International Franchise Association Sues National Labor Relations Board Over New Joint Employer Rule 

Today, the International Franchise Association (IFA) joined a coalition lawsuit challenging the joint employer rule issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the lawsuit takes aim at the NLRB for exceeding the scope of its authority and violating the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) by failing to respond to comments regarding the rule’s harmful economic consequences.

IFA Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Review Act Effort to Overturn Joint Employer Rule 

The International Franchise Association (IFA) today applauded a bipartisan and bicameral coalition for introducing Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution of disapproval that would overturn the final joint employer rule issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).