Coalition to Save Local Businesses Executive Director Michael Layman released the statement below following the passage of the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee funding bill this morning, which includes a provision to save local businesses from further enforcement of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) harmful and overly expansive “joint employer” policy:
U.S. Chamber & IFA Study: Expansive View of Joint Employment Becoming Greater Threat to Small Business
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 Jeopardy: The Expanding Joint Employer Threat to Small Businesses outlines how other federal agencies as well as state and local governments have followed the NLRB’s lead in expanding joint employer liability.
Business Owners: NLRB’s New Joint-Employer Standard Ensures Corporate Takeover of Main Street
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, and Berberich, a franchisee, shared their unique small business stories and described the impact of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “joint employer” standard on the operations of their individual businesses.
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:
More Than 100 Representatives Sign Letter Calling for Temporary Hold on “Joint Employer” Changes