Who We Are

We are a diverse group of locally owned, independent small businesses, associations and organizations seeking fairness and clarity on the new rules of the unlimited joint employer doctrine.


House Committee Continues Pursuing Joint Employer Fix in FY ’19 Funding Bill

WASHINGTON, July 11 — Coalition to Save Local Businesses Executive Director Michael Layman released the following statement thanking House Appropriations Committee members, Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.), and Chairman Tom Cole (R-Okla.) for including language in the U.S. House Appropriations Committee Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Fiscal 2019 funding bill that would prohibit funds from being used to enforce the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) expanded “joint employer” policy:


BGOV: The ‘Joint Employer’ Workplace Test Is in Limbo Again

By: Hassan A. Kanu (legal editor)


Congress Fails to Protect Local Businesses In Omnibus

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22 — The Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB), which represents more than 3 million small businesses, organizations, and associations, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives failed to provide certainty for local businesses in its omnibus appropriations bill: