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.


Final Silica Rule Released

April 6, 2016

DOL has released its final silica rule which would reduce the permissible exposure limit for respirable crystalline silica but exempts certain construction companies.


DOL Publishes Final Persuader Rule

March 30, 2016

Last week, the DOL issued the long-awaited final persuader rule that will require public disclosure of any consultants that employers hire to assist in union organizing.


Overtime Rule Sent to OMB

March 16, 2016

Yesterday, the DOL sent their major overtime rule to the Office of Management and Budget for final approval, expediting the timeline by when a final rule is expected.


NLRB’s Ambush Elections Latest Statistics

March 11, 2016

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB’s) Ambush Election rule became effective on April 14, 2015 and implemented sweeping changes to union elections. Moreover, the rule considerably shortened the average time between the date of a petition being filed by a union and the date of election. This change substantially impacts...