Op-Ed: New federal overtime rule hits small businessesThe Department of Labor recently decreed a dramatic increase in the minimum annual pay for employees exempt from overtime regulations. The previous threshold was more than doubled, from $23,660 per year to $47,476. This will have a direct effect on the financial health of small businesses and their ability to offer promotions and flexibility to their employees.
NFIB/CA Announces Endorsements for State Senate and AssemblyToday the NFIB/CA SAFE (Save America's Free Enterprise) Trust PAC announced a group of legislative endorsements for the 2016 primary and general elections. The PAC moved to endorse these candidates due to their high voting record alignment with NFIB/CA positions and/or due to the compelling nature of their candidacy given the dynamics of that specific race.