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Voter Registration, Absentee Ballots and Early Voting

Posted by NAW on 7/13/20 5:05 PM
According to data compiled after each Federal election by the U.S. Census Bureau, millions of registered voters who are private sector employees fail to cast ballots in elections for high public office at all levels of government.  This Census data is consistent election after election.  In the November 2018 election, more than 29 million registered voters did not cast ballots.
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Issue Updates from NAW: June 22, 2020

Posted by NAW on 6/22/20 3:00 PM

Our partners and the National Association of Wholesler-Distributors continue to work for our industry in Washington D.C. Here are recent updates from NAW on four pressing issues.

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Critical Updates from the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors

Posted by NAW on 4/16/20 11:41 AM

Update on Congressional Action for Additional Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Funding

Yesterday evening, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) exhausted its funding forcing the Small Business Administration (SBA) to stop accepting applications for job-saving loans.  According to a press release from Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and the SBA, “By law, the SBA will not be able to issue new loan approvals once the programs experience a lapse in appropriations.”

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Congress Repeals Obamacare's Cadillac Tax & Medical Device Tax

Posted by NAW on 12/20/19 3:50 PM
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Overtime Rule Released

Posted by NAW on 9/30/19 11:26 AM

After several years of rulemaking, and successful legal challenges by NAW and others which resulted in a second round of rulemaking, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor (DoL) on Friday published a final rule “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees” – the EAP or so-called “White Collar exemptions” from minimum wage and overtime pay requirements – under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA.).

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NAW: August Government Relation Updates

Posted by NAW on 8/6/19 4:07 PM

Congress passes two-year budget agreement:

Congress has just passed a two-year budget deal that would be significant under any circumstances and may be seen as remarkable in Washington since this city is widely regarded as being incapable of getting anything done.

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NAW Government Relations Update

Posted by NAW on 6/26/19 4:00 PM

Our industry partners at the National Association of Wholesalers-Distributors continues to work on our behalf on a variety of issues impacting the greater wholesale industry. Below are a few updates on current issues they are involved with.

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NAW Joins Two Amicus Briefs on Labor Issues

Posted by NAW on 7/18/18 11:11 AM

Our partners at the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors is working hard to protect the best interests of our wholesaler members They recently joined to amicus briefs regarding labor issues. Keep reading to learn more.

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Supreme Court Win On Sales Tax Issue

Posted by NAW on 6/21/18 1:26 PM

This morning the Supreme Court handed down a decision in the Wayfair case overturning the Quill decision and – finally!! – allowing states to require out-of-state/on-line sellers to collect state sales taxes.   NAW filed one separate Amicus brief in this case, and joined another.  This is a huge victory for our brick-and-mortar businesses.

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Update On The "Ambush Rule"

Posted by NAW on 4/27/18 1:11 PM

As you know, the Obama-appointed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) several years ago promulgated a new rule designed to shorten the time between a union’s successful organizing campaign and the resulting certification election.  This rule, called the “Ambush Rule” or “Quickie Election Rule” by opponents because, as a result of the rule, an employer could face a successful organizing campaign of which he/she was not even aware, and the abbreviated time between the notice and the election made it very difficult for the employer to adequately prepare for the election, or to communicate with employees on the impact of unionization.

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