Category: Press Releases

U.S. Chamber & IFA Study: Expansive View of Joint Employment Becoming Greater Threat to Small Business

June 21, 2016

A new report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the International Franchise Association (IFA) examines the threat posed to small business by the spread of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) joint employer doctrine. Main Street in


Business Owners: NLRB’s New Joint-Employer Standard Ensures Corporate Takeover of Main Street

June 16, 2016

Coalition to Save Local Businesses members Ciara Stockeland, Founder and COO of North Dakota’s MODE, and Lynn Berberich, Owner of BrightStar Healthcare of Baltimore City/County, testified today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Stockeland, a franchisor, … Read More...

CSLB Statement on Congressional Plan to Ease U.S. Regulations

June 14, 2016

Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB) Executive Director Michael Layman released the following statement on today’s report from House Republicans’ detailing their plans to reform government regulations:

“We are encouraged to see the House Republican Task Force recognizing the dangers … Read More...

CSLB Applauds Congressional Leaders for Taking Action to Protect Main Street Businesses

May 19, 2016

More Than 100 Representatives Sign Letter Calling for Temporary Hold on “Joint Employer” Changes

Coalition to Save Local Businesses Executive Director Michael Layman released the statement below in response to today’s Congressional letter signed by more than 100 bipartisan members … Read More...

Founder of SOLDIERFIT Fitness Company Fights for His American Dream

March 17, 2016

Testifies before House Small Business Subcommittee On Impact of NLRB’s “Joint Employer” Decision

WASHINGTON, March 17—Danny Farrar, CEO and founder of Frederick, Maryland based SOLDIERFIT Fitness Company testified before the U.S. Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations on … Read More...