Small Business Committee Advances New Bills

August 10, 2021

On July 29, the House Committee on Small Business held a hybrid markup of legislation to amend the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act. All seven bills passed out of the committee with bipartisan support.

READ MORE

Paid Leave and Your Small Business

June 24, 2021

Paid leave continues to be a hot topic among policymakers on both ends of Pennsylvania Ave. It is also a key issue for America’s small businesses, and something NSBA is working hard to ensure small-business needs are heard and met throughout the process.

READ MORE

NSBA & LegalShield Webinar

June 24, 2021

If you missed Wednesday’s webinar from NSBA corporate partner LegalShield, you can view the full webinar here. During the call, we heard from Melissa Wilder, Senior Network Vice President, Small Business for LegalShield and Claudia Lynch, Esq., General Counsel for Employee Benefits Legal Solutions, LLC. They discussed the various services...

READ MORE

Biden Address: Keep Small Businesses Open

April 29, 2021

President Biden delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress where he pitched the American Jobs Plan, and focused on a handful of policy goals ranging from health care affordability to immigration.

READ MORE

DOL Finalizes Joint Employer Rule

January 15, 2020

On Sunday, the DOL released its final rule on joint employer status, clarifying when businesses can be held liable for FLSA violations of another related business.

READ MORE

OMB Clears Time-and-a-Half Rule

December 12, 2019

OMB has cleared a new proposal from the DOL which would allow employers to exclude bonuses, travel expenses, and other incidental payments from an employee’s base rate from which time-and-a-half is calculated.

READ MORE