USA Today, Womply Lend Help to Main Street Businesses

There’s often a focus on online businesses. This week, there seemed to be a concerted effort to help local small businesses get online and even one instance where an online behemoth plans to enter into a very traditionally local, seasonal business. Earlier this week, USA Today a new tool to help local small businesses, often Read More …

NLRB Proposes Rule Change to Restore Joint Employer Standard

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced it was going forward with a proposal for re-establishing rulemaking in the joint employer standard. New Joint Employer Standard Proposal The NLRB issued a proposed rule (PDF) to establish an updated standard to determine joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act. This move was to counteract Read More …

Reaction from Small Business Community Mixed on Omnibus Spending Bill

Late last week, President Donald Trump signed into law the 2018 omnibus . It’s being called a long-term spending plan for the federal government. And because Trump signed it into law despite threatening to veto it, another federal government shutdown was averted. Earlier this year, a short government shutdown occurred when lawmakers on Capitol Hill Read More …