Legal and Legislative Articles

In this new section, you will find Legal and Legislative news and updates. We will be updating this regularly, adding important articles about Law and Legislation, pertaining to UFOLI and its members. The articles are sorted by date, newest first. As this section grows and articles get archived, you may search through the articles using the search field on the right column.




New Overtime Rules as of December, 31 2016

After checking with the NYS Department of Labor, we have come to the conclusion that the changes to the overtime rule went into effect on 31 Dec 2016. As reported, the changes to the overtime rule were slipped in and included as part of the rule changes increasing the NY minimum wage...    » read more


Lawsuit concerning 7-Eleven’s 2004 Franchise Agreements

A group of six franchisees affiliated with UFOLI have retained Einbinder Dunn & Goniea LLP (“EDG”) and filed a lawsuit concerning 7-Eleven’s interpretation of its 2004 Franchise Agreements (which many of you entered into).    » read more


Congress bills pending that would tax or regulate cigarettes

A few bills are pending in Congress that would tax or regulate cigarettes, OTP and e-cigs. The measures summarized here are those we should oppose.    » read more


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