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Free On-Demand Webinar: How This Pending Legislation Can Impact Your BusinessThe PRO Act, also known as the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021, was created to protect workers who aim to unionize, but at what cost to entrepreneurs, franchisors, and independent contractors? The bill, if passed, is a danger to the livelihoods of business owners and freelancers alike. Not only would it reclassify franchisors as joint employers of their franchiseeâ€™s employees, meaning they are liable for the actions of their franchisees and franchisee's employees, but it would also eliminate the flexibility and opportunities provided to freelancers. These workers would be considered employees of their companies, causing them to work for minimum wage, work less hours, and possibly get laid off. He is an expert in evaluating company franchisability, structuring franchise offerings, and developing franchise programs domestically and internationally.