Scottsdale Independent: Local business owners question the future under shifting joint employer rule

By Becky Renner | I always knew that there would be a certain amount of risk and uncertainty when I opened my business 5 1/2 years ago. But I never imagined that government rules and regulations would actively create confusion.


BlackNews.com: Franchising Can Expand and Deepen Opportunity in Minority Communities

By Rep. Bobby Rush (IL) and Howard James |Good news just in from the U.S. Census Bureau – minority incomes are up. In fact, African-American and Hispanic households saw more than double the median income growth of their white counterparts from 2015 through 2016, according to a newly released report on income and poverty.


Southern Christian Leadership Conference: Support H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act

Dear Members of the U.S. House of Representatives:


The Hill: Congress must pass the Save Local Business Act to provide clarity on the joint employer issue

The Hill | By Robert Cresanti, Katherine Lugar, and Chip Rogers | 9/15/2017


House Highlights Urgency of Priority Joint Employer Issue in FY ‘18 Funding Bill

WASHINGTON, September 14 — Coalition to Save Local Businesses Executive Director Michael Layman released the statement below following House passage of H.R. 3354, the “Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018,” which includes a provision prohibiting funds from being used to enforce the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) expanded “joint employer” policy: