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  • OVERTIME RULE WILL INCREASE COSTS AND PUSH SALARIED EMPLOYEES INTO HOURLY JOBSIncrease in Labor Costs Will Sky Rocket on Heals of Minimum Wage Increase

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  • This Week in Augusta – 04.11.2016 editionA logjam of some big issues may suddenly break loose as legislators head toward adjournment later this month.

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  • This Week in Augusta – 04.05.2016 editionSome contentious issues affecting small business await action as legislators head toward adjournment later this April.

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  • This Week in Augusta – 03.15.2016 editionA few issues linger in legislative committees but most of the action over the next five or so weeks will take place on the House and Senate floors.

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  • This Week in Augusta – 03.08.2016 editionLegislative committees are nearly done with hearings and work sessions. Only a few bills remain that have not been voted on at the committee level. This week also marks the beginning of three-day-a-week sessions with final adjournment about six or so weeks away. Meantime, the list of legislative candidates in the June primary is growing rapidly. Legislators who intend to run again have to file their petitions by March 15 (except for non-party candidates – independents – who have until June 1).

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  • SMALL BUSINESS BACKS GOVERNOR ON ESTATE TAX REPEALThe following statement may be attributed to Maine National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) state director, David Clough in response to today’s proposal to eliminate the estate tax in Maine.

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    Maine Small Business Issues

  • State Fiscal Policy ReformNFIB is working to educate lawmakers on the need for spending reform at the state and municipal levels, so that any tax reform enacted does not make excessive spending a bigger problem, and educating lawmakers on the importance of more private sector jobs and business investment as a critical component of fiscal policy.

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  • Scheduling RestrictionsNFIB is fighting against a move to impose restrictions on the use of flexible scheduling by retail businesses and dictate union-like rules on benefits for part-time workers and use of temporary staffing services.

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