Jani-King Franchisee Business Owner Lawyer
Jani-King has long franchised their commercial cleaning services to aspiring business owners looking for the opportunity to provide a better living for themselves and their families. The company markets the opportunity to become a franchisee business owner as a lucrative endeavor with a payoff worth the costly expense of buying a franchise. However, extensive investigations into the company’s questionable business practices revealed that the cleaning service often takes advantage of hardworking citizens’ hopes for a better life by profiting off their labor without fulfilling their promise of a fruitful payoff to the franchisee business owner.
This “bait and switch” style business practice hurts many franchisee owners by giving them false promises of a worthwhile opportunity and reasonable profit. Jani-King advertises what potential franchisees perceive as a good deal, but leave business owners feeling duped once they realize they won’t be making as much money as Jani-King marketed. At the Leichter Law Firm PC, we believe Jani-King’s franchisee business owners were the victims of fraudulent practices that coax vulnerable citizens into spending their savings on what they believe is a good investment, but later becomes a financial hardship. Our legal team believes those encouraged to start a Jani-King franchise may be entitled to monetary damages because of these practices.
Questionable Business Practices
Jani-King’s business plan involves assigning customers to select franchisee owners. While the franchisee owner performs the janitorial service and provides the labor, the money paid by the customer goes to Jani-King. After the deduction of royalty fees, advertising fees, finder’s fees, technology fees, and service fees, the business owner receives the amount left over. However, Jani-King routinely takes back customer accounts and reassigns them to other franchisees, shrinking the business owner’s customer base and negatively affecting their business.
Contact an Employment Law Attorney
If you have been misled by Jani-King as a franchisee business owner, the attorneys at the Leichter Law Firm PC are ready to help you recover the money to which you are entitled. Our legal team also believes that you may legally qualify as an employee, meaning you are entitled to additional compensation in the form of minimum wage and overtime pay. Don’t hesitate to contact our legal team at (956) 205-0884 to begin the process of recovering the money you are due from Jani-King.