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COALITION TO SAVE LOCAL BUSINESSES DISAPPOINTED JOINT EMPLOYER PROVISION EXCLUDED FROM OMNIBUS

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15— The Coalition to Save Local Businesses (CSLB) released the following statement regarding today’s release of the Consolidated Omnibus Appropriations bill: “The Coalition to Save Local Businesses is disappointed that the joint employer provision was not included in the Omnibus Appropriations bill despite concerns voiced by bipartisan majorities…

Labor board ruling hurts small businesses

By Bob Funk When you work on Main Street USA, the most important job you have is to take care of your customers and employees. Worrying about federal labor policy from Washington, D.C., should be far down on the list. For decades, businesses have operated by innovating, expanding and providing…

If contractors are employees, small businesses will suffer

By Mark Hagar In the excitement of every political season, we hear the constant refrain from liberals and conservatives alike – small business is the engine that drives the U.S. economy. And the statistics provide evidence to support those claims. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 28 million small…