Category: Member Updates

Omnibus A Missed Opportunity to Deliver For Small Business on Joint Employer

December 16, 2015

In 2015, local business and industry leaders joined forces to launch a comprehensive lobbying, public affairs, media relations and grassroots campaign to protect the joint employer standard. Members of the Coalition to Save Local Businesses participated in hundreds of meetings … Read More...

Franchisees Voice Concerns at “Joint Employer” Field Hearings

September 2, 2015

Last week, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions held two field hearings to gather testimony from stakeholders on the NLRB’s proposed expansion of the definition of “joint employer”. The meetings were … Read More...

Local business owners meet with Rep. Dold to Discuss Joint Employer Issue

August 18, 2015

On August 13, Representative Bob Dold (R-IL-10), met with local business owners for a round table discussion focusing on the negative impact the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) new “joint employer” definition could have on small businesses. The event was … Read More...

MARYLAND BUSINESS OWNERS TO MEET WITH REP. HOYER TO DISCUSS CONCERNS OVER NLRB ACTIONS

August 14, 2015

Maryland-area business owners and representatives will meet with House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD-5) to discuss the growth of small businesses in Southern Maryland and the challenges they face as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) considers expanding the definition … Read More...

Franchises fear a “devastating” change to their business model

June 29, 2015

NEW YORK CITY — On Thursday, in the middle of a vast convention hall floor in the bowels of the Javits Center, Pedro Gallegos stood at a podium and described how he had arrived in the United States from his … Read More...