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Caldeira: Regulators' actions threaten small businesses

IFA SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2015

Regulators are threatening the franchise business model with efforts to alter the joint-employer standard, expand overtime pay and enforce the use of an "economic realities" test for classifying independent contractors, writes IFA President and CEO Steve Caldeira. "Small businesses are exhausted and frustrated by this death-by-a-thousand-cuts attempt to transform the workforce and ignore the realities of Main Street America," he writes. "Applying economic theory from the Ivory Tower will stifle job creation. It must stop and soon before an industry is destroyed." RealClearPolitics (07/28)


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