Matthew Haller

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President and CEO of the International Franchise Association

Matthew Haller is President and CEO of the International Franchise Association, the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide.

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The NLRB's New Joint Employer Rule is so Extreme That Even California Rejected a State-Level Version of the Franchise-Killing Policy

Bipartisan resistance is growing against the National Labor Relations Board's Joint Employer Rule, resulting in a delay in implementing the change — but the fight isn't over.


This New Government Rule Threatens to Disrupt the $825 Billion U.S. Franchise System

The NLRB's new Joint Employer Rule redefines the franchisor-franchisee relationship, potentially shaking the foundation of a key system that contributes to the U.S. economy. Here's how this significant change might alter the franchising landscape.


How Veterans Can Get Started in Franchising Today Through IFA's VetFran Program

While Veterans Day serves as a powerful reminder, one day is insufficient to capture the impact that these individuals have on the liberties we enjoy year-round. IFA and our members are working to help veterans transition to civilian life and pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.


Why the Emerging Franchisor Conference (EFC) Is the Premier Event for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Meet with peers, connect with mentors, and gain valuable insights into the future of the franchise industry.

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Franchise Trends That Make 2022 the Year of Opportunity

The newly released 2022 Economic Outlook for Franchising shows franchise economic output in proportions unmatched by almost any other sector in the economy.


Why Franchises Hire More People, Drive More Sales, and Pay Better Wages Than Non-Franchise Businesses

The CEO of the International Franchise Association details a new report on franchising's economic impact.

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