Government Affairs

The Blue Roof Franchisee Association strives to impact government affairs in the best interest of both small and large franchise business owners. Additionally, we seek to join forces strategically with other franchisee groups and industry associations to ensure legislation and regulations passed in Congress or through other mediums do not hurt our businesses.
 

 

Minimum Wage set to Rise in 20 States

More than 20 states and a number of municipalities will be increasing the minimum wage just before or on New Year’s Day 2019, including recent statewide increases approved by voters in Arkansas and Missouri.


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Tax Reform for Restaurants


Presentation at the 2018 BRFA Conference on the implications of the new Tax Reform on Restaurants.

It's Official:  80-20 Rule on Tip Credit won't be Enforced by DOL

The U.S. Department of Labor officially killed the 80/20 rule for determining when restaurants can count servers’ tips as part of their wages Friday, directing its Wage and Hour Division to cease using that standard for determining when employers can legally pay a lower direct wage. 

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