Recently, the Department of Labor issued a proposed rule that, if enacted, will affect how a worker can be defined as an employee rather than an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
NLBMDA has been working on several important industry priorities, including needed reforms to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and small business relief options.
Dissatisfied with the lack of a response from OSHA representatives, NLBMDA began work with members of the House Education and Labor Committee on intervening.
NLBMDA currently has several important grassroots engagements posted on the website and members are always encouraged to weigh in and make their voice heard.
NLBMDA has been active in both Congress and the Executive Branch to ensure the industry is front and center in all negotiations and actions.
Since the financial crisis a decade ago, one of the topics regularly on the minds of lawmakers is reforming the national Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).
These days, there’s never a dull moment in Washington when it comes to trade policy, specifically tariffs.
NLBMDA is continuing to work with OSHA on addressing the issue and is confident that OSHA will give a good-faith examination of the errors in the letter.
As Congress is home for August recess, NLBMDA provides a legislative outlook for items that need to be resolved as we approach the end of the fiscal year.
Over the past several years, Congress has tried to enact legislation to reform the federal housing finance system but has not been successful. In...