NSGA Joins Merchants Payments Coalition
In April 2023, NSGA joined the Merchants Payments Coalition (MPC), which is a broad-based group comprised of associations and organizations representing retailers, supermarkets, restaurants, drug stores, convenience stores, gas stations, …
Credit Card Competition Act
This bill addresses network access and competition in electronic credit transactions.
Supply Chain Concerns: West Coast Port Contract
Labor negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association are a supply chain concern for American businesses and consumers. The labor contract expired on …
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Proposed Rule to Ban Noncompete Clauses
In January 2023, the FTC opened a Public Comment Period for a proposed rule to ban noncompete clauses, which is based on a preliminary finding that noncompetes constitute an unfair …
Restoring Overtime Pay Act of 2023
This new bill would expand overtime pay eligibility to about 55% of salaried workers earning up to $45,000 annually.
The Small Business Prosperity Act of 2023
This pro-small business legislation proposes modifications of the tax deduction for qualified business income.
Living Wage Now Act
The Living Wage Now Act (HR 505) would increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour.
PHIT Act of 2023
Personal Health Investment Today Act of 2023 (PHIT Act of 2023) allows a medical care tax deduction for up to $1,000 ($2,000 for a joint return or a head of …
Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO Act) of 2023
Reintroduced in 2023, labor legislation known as the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2023 (PRO Act) (HR 20/S 567) would strengthen protections for workers seeking to form a …