Congress Returns to Long To-Do List

September 14, 2016

Now that Congress is back in Washington, D.C. following a prolonged August recess, it’s back to business for lawmakers—at least as much business as is typical for Congress these days. With the House having less than six full weeks scheduled and the Senate seven weeks to be in session for...


Stop Dramatic Changes to Overtime Regs

June 29, 2016

NSBA is urging small businesses to support Senate and House Republicans' efforts to shut down the new DOL rule to double the minimum salary threshold on mandatory overtime pay.


Lawmakers Debate Overtime Rule

June 15, 2016

Recently, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing to examine the DOL's controversial overtime rule, which doubles the salary threshold under which employees qualify for overtime.


Next Steps: Final Overtime Rule

May 25, 2016

Last week, the DOL issued its final overtime rule, nearly doubling the minimum salary threshold to $47,476 per year, extending overtime to more than four million workers.


Final Overtime Rule Published

May 18, 2016

The administration is set to announce their final overtime rule which will nearly double to $47,500 the threshold below which salaried employees qualify for overtime.


AXA: Meeting Small Biz Needs

May 4, 2016

AXA, an NSBA corporate partner, offers advice for small-business owners on the steps that can lead to a secure retirement for owners, families and employees.


IRS Withdraws Proposed Regs

April 27, 2016

The IRS announced it will withdraw proposed regulations relating to nondiscrimination requirements in retirement plans which would have made it much harder for small businesses to keep or form new retirement plans. NSBA Past Chairman Gary Kushner played an instrumental role in scoring this major win for small businesses retirement plans and the employees who benefit from them.


DoL’s Final Fiduciary Rule Released

April 13, 2016

Last week, the DOL issued a final rule covering "fiduciary" investment advisors which will now be held to a higher standard than what most retirement advisers adhere to today.