Small Biz Urged to Support JOBS Act

July 10, 2012

NSBA is urging small-business owners to weigh in with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in support of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act signed into law in April. The implementation of the law is now under the direction of the SEC which is in the process of crafting...

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Immigration Update: Deferred Action and H-2B Visas

June 20, 2012

Immigration reform has been the center of public debate in recent weeks with the White House announcing a new imigration policy, “deferred action,” wherein they likely will not pursue deportation for certain illegal immigrants. Additionally, a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee approved an amendment that would ease the H-2B visa process. Deferred...

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NLRB Poster Requirement Temporarily on Hold

April 19, 2012

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals has temporarily enjoined the NLRB’s rule requiring that employers post an NLRB poster regarding unionization rights. The rule, which had been scheduled to take effect on April 30, 2012, will not take effect until the legal issues are resolved. There is no new deadline...

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NSBA Report Shows Small Business Climate Improving

January 31, 2012

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz Washington, D.C. – The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released its 2011 Year-End Economic Report  which shows a decidedly more positive outlook for America’s small businesses, with important gains in several key indicators. Most notably, more small-business owners report being confident about the future of their...

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House to Vote on Health Care Repeal

January 19, 2011

The House of Representatives is revisiting the previously delayed debate and vote on repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) this week. The House is scheduled to vote late-afternoon Jan. 19 on the Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act (H.R. 2) followed by a Jan. 20 vote on H. Res 9 –...

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2007 Procurement & Contracting Survey

November 16, 2007

NSBA asked small-business owners about their involvement in the federal marketplace, and various problems and proposed reforms to improve small-business access to federal contracts.

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