David Kaufmann Arbitration Leaks Appear to Expose Blatant Franchisor Bias

Did franchisor attorney, mediator, arbitrator & king David Kaufmann rule that a franchisee may not object to franchisor use of

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Is PIRTEK USA Racist? Or Just Really, Really White?

PIRTEK USA has been accused of using franchisee confidentiality agreements and private mediation to keep allegations of racism out of

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Franchise Discussion, Documents, Links: NASAA Proposed S.O.P.

Happy New Year!  Unhappy Franchisee is hosting good old fashioned Franchising Town Hall Meeting, pig roast & idea exchange! Share

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The Letter Franchisor Attorneys Are Withholding From Securities Regulators

Franchisor attorneys have worked hard to rig the legal system in their favor, to sidestep investor protections put in place

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Franchise Attorney, Mediator David Kaufmann Ethics Accusations

Franchisor attorney David Kaufmann of law firm Kaufmann, Gilden & Robbins is under fire & facing ethical questions regarding his

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Does U.S. Army Veteran Jim Lager Recommend the PIRTEK Franchise?

If you search “Jim Lager PIRTEK,” you might think that U.S. Army veteran Jim Lager is a happy & successful

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Behind The Curtain: PIRTEK USA – Interview(s) with Wisconsin Franchisee Tom Fechter

UnhappyFranchisee.Com’s “Behind the Curtain” series, which takes an insider’s look at the reality behind franchise company marketing claims, has added

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PIRTEK USA CEO Kim Gubera Claim of No Closures in 2020 Questioned

PIRTEK USA CEO told Franchise Times that none of the company’s hydraulic hose franchises ceased operation in 2020.  However, PIRTEK’s

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VetFran or VetSham? Why Good Franchisors Should Leave VetFran

Of all the sellers of fake credibility and unearned accolades to franchisors, the IFA’s VetFran program is perhaps the most

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