Skip to comments.Soldier suing after being stripped of Subway restaurant franchises
Posted on 06/22/2009 10:36:39 AM PDT by DFG
While serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army Reserve, Leon Batie Jr. dodged roadside bombs and scrambled to safety when rockets pierced the night sky.
When he returned to Dallas in early 2006, another battle loomed.
As Batie was returning from Afghanistan, he learned he was being stripped of the two Subway restaurants he bought before mobilizing.
The stores were sold to Subway insiders, with one transaction yielding a Subway executive a $100,000 profit, according to a lawsuit Batie filed last year in state court in Dallas County. One issue in the case is set for trial this week.
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Subway sucks (devious management) and Jared is a creep. They use mystery meat too.
GI gets the $5 foot long....
...we need to let Subway know that we are not amused.
Yes. Quiznos time!
Go to Quiznos, which has much better quality food, however, it is not quite as healthy. :-)
Subway is dreadful. They make the worst sandwich I’ve ever been served.
Is this what MBAs are taught, these days?
Didn't anyone working within Subway ever hear the name Dixie Chicks? Geeeheezzzzzzz.
I used to be a franchisee for Subway with two locations and from the beginning I knew I was in the presence of corporate mobsters.
They were constantly looking for reasons to audit your books and accuse you of underreporting sales. If you crossed them you had company inspectors invading your store all hours of the day and night harassing your employees.
The day I found myself seriously contemplating killing one of the inspectors I knew it was time to get out.
I sold the stores to a couple and the company ran them out of the francise after six months. One of the local company men bought the stores for less than the people paid and owns them to this day.
Please, don’t ever buy a subway franchise folks...
Lots of Subway restaurants on military bases and they need to be given the old heave ho!
Subway top management are devious scum. Jared is a creepy dude.
Subway is garbage. Old meat, cheap with the fixins, etc, and it’s awfully hard to find one where the people making the sandwich understand English. No way will I ever eat at one again.
You bet they are scum.
When I left, the president, Fred Deluca, was the focus of over 100 lawsuits from franchisees who had been screwed over.
Are there any honest franchisors? It might be that the good companies never get in the news, but it always seems like the franchisees overpay for a franchise and then the corporate HQ overcharges for supplies and just looks for a reason to take over sucessful restaurants.
I refuse to patronize Quiznos because of their obnoxious “Put it in me” commercials.
Sub-Way will no longer get my money. I haven’t gone there in a long time as it is. The last time I went I got a philly cheese steak, the sandwich barely had any meat on it and all I really tasted was the bread. Quiznos is much better, a little pricier though. I’ve found that buying your own Italian bread and making your own sandwich is a better way to go. No one can make a sandwich just the way you want it better than yourself.
Subway has always had a poor reputation as a franchisor. If a person buys a franchise that does well, Subway might sell a franchise to a different franchisee directly across the street.
Oh, but if we refuse to buy their shit because we don’t like their politics, we’re “censoring” them. Oddly, when liberals organize a boycott, that’s legitimate political expression.
I dunno..but I know I was awake nights worrying about what Deluca’s bunch would try with me next. I even had a minor heart attack after one of my run-ins with them.
It's a big bun.
A big fluffy bun ...
WHERE'S THE BEEF?!?!?!
In the rural mountainous south, an awful lot of these franchises are owned by Muslims. Some were seen dancing and celebrating 9/12.