IFA chair Hashim ponders a point at the IFA's Legal Symposium (photo/bmm)
WASHINGTON – International Franchise Association chairman Aziz Hashim contends that although at times there may be differences between franchisees and franchisors, now is the time to come together. Why? Because, he argues, there is a common foe that challenges the franchise model itself. He is concerned about the threat of wage hikes, unionization and a possible future National Labor Relations Board ruling.