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Labor Laws & Regulations


NFIB/NH Applauds Hassan for Vetoing Vaguely Written Anti-Bullying Bill

Director Bruce Berke today applauded Governor Maggie Hassan for vetoing a bill aimed at stopping workplace bullying because of ...


INFOGRAPHIC: Should Small Business Owners Have Maximum Rage on Minimum Wage?

The minimum wage debate is heating up in a city near you. Here’s how an increase could affect you.

Copyright, Patents & Trademarks


NFIB/MN Hails SCOTUS Decision on Forced Unionization

Director Mike Hickey said that a Minnesota law that aims to force some workers to pay government union dues could be in jeopard...


NFIB/MI Applauds SCOTUS on Forced Unionization

Director Charlie Owens today said a decision by the US Supreme Court today striking down an Illinois executive order forcing pr...

Lawyers & Legal Aid


How Much Should I Pay for a Lawyer?

From charging methods to regional differences, here’s what you should consider paying for legal services.


When Language is Legal: Are You Mandated to Translate?

Learn when the law requires you to translate materials in the workplace for employees who speak a foreign language.

Legal Tips


NFIB: Federal Government Can’t Use Sarbanes Oxley to Hook Small Business Owners

Karen Harned, Executive Director of NFIB’s Small Business Legal Center, made the following statement in response to NFIB’s ...

Week In Small Biz

VIDEO: Updates on a Clean Air Act Victory, Obamacare News, Primary Elections

NFIB’s Week in Small Business video series keeps small business owners informed of the issues most important to them.

Lawsuits & Liability


The Best Legal Advice I’ve Ever Received

Binding arbitration clauses helped Joe Geiger’s aviation business fly on in lawsuit-happy California


NFIB: Sarbanes-Oxley Act Decision Puts a Lawsuit Target on the Backs of Small Businesses

Karen Harned, executive director of the NFIB Small Business Legal Center, issued the following statement on today’s Supreme C...



Consensus on Immigration Reform is Brewing

Taking citizenship off the table could be pivotal


5 Easy-to-Keep New Year's Resolutions for Your Small Business

By now, most people have already broken at least a few of their New Year's resolutions, but the NFIB Small Business Legal Cente...


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