WASHINGTON, September 12 — This morning, the Coalition to Save Local Businesses hosted a bipartisan congressional staff briefing on “joint employer,” an issue that has seen extensive debate in the U.S. Congress and notable support on both sides of the aisle. The event, moderated by CSLB Executive Director Michael Layman, included speakers Doug Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, Dane Stangler, director of Policy Innovation at the Progressive Policy Institute, and Saunda Kitchen, president of Mr. Rooter of Sonoma County, California.
Coalition Commends Bipartisan Support to Protect Future of Local Businesses
Coalition to Save Local Businesses applaud Chairman Cole and the Labor-HHS Subcommittee members for highlighting priority issue of joint employer
WASHINGTON, July 14— Coalition to Save Local Businesses Executive Director Michael Layman released the statement below thanking Chairman Tom Cole (R-OK) for including language in the U.S. House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Fiscal 2018 bill that would prohibit funds from being used to enforce the National Labor Relations Board’s Browning-Ferris joint employer standard. This action is a clear acknowledgement from Congress that unlimited joint employer liability warrants legislation in order to protect local business owners.
Coalition to Save Local Businesses Executive Director Michael Layman released the statement below in response to House Democrats’ letter to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) requesting clarification on a 2015 Advice Memorandum regarding the joint employer issue:
Dozens of Leading Small Business Organizations Call on Congress to Enact Joint Employer FIX
The Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB), which represents a diverse group of locally owned, independent small businesses, associations and organizations, sent a letter today to Members of Congress regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) August 2015 limitless “joint employer” standard, and urging Congressional Leaders to take immediate steps to reverse the burdensome regulation that continues to present growing harm to businesses throughout the United States.