NASE Advocacy Efforts

Know Your Self-Employed Rights

Through NASE, the self-employed and micro-businesses have a powerful voice representing their interests. NASE has a strong track record of advocating for its Members on Capitol Hill.

  • NASE Champions 21st Century Cares Act- HRA provision included

    Nov 29, 2016

    Today, the NASE along with the the American Independent Business Coalition, and the Southern Consumers Alliance, announced their strong support for the 21st Century Cares Act currently under consideration by the House of Representatives. The bill includes the Small Business Health Care Relief Act, which had previously been approved by voice vote on the House floor.

  • NASE Supports Senate Overtime Bill

    Oct 06, 2016

    Today the NASE threw its full support in favor of new efforts in the Senate to phase-in the DOL's new salary threshold. S. 3464, the Overtime Reform and Review Act. Introduced by Chairman of the HELP Committee, Senator Alexander (R-TN) and co-sponsored by Senators Scott (R-SC), Lankford (R-OK), and Flake (R-AZ).

  • NASE Supports Overtime Phase In Legislation

    Jul 14, 2016

    On July 14, 2016, the National Association for the Self-Employed, voiced its strong support for the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act introduced by Rep. Schrader (D-OR)

  • US House of Representatives Passes HRA Legislation

    Jun 22, 2016

    On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 5447, Small Business Health Care Relief Act, by voice vote. This common sense, bipartisan legislation allows for small businesses with 49 or less employees to offer health reimbursement arrangements to their employees. The bill will now be considered by the US Senate.

  • House Ways and Means Committee Approves HRA Legislation

    Jun 15, 2016

    On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the House Ways and Means Committee favorably discharged H.R. 5447 (formerly H.R. 2911), "Small Business Health Care Relief Act" from committee. The legislation will be considered by the full House of Representatives sometime next week.

  • NASE Joins Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity

    Apr 28, 2016

    The Partnership is dedicated to advocating the interests of its members in the expected regulatory debate on potential changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations.

  • NASE Requests Action on H.R. 2911 by House Ways and Means Committee

    Apr 12, 2016

    On April 12, 2016, nearly a 100 organizations and businesses sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee requesting immediate consideration of H.R. 2911, the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act.

  • NASE Join Coalition to Promote Independent Entrepreneurs

    Mar 22, 2016

    On March 22, 2016, the NASE joined forces with organizations such as the National Association of Home Builders, NFIB, and the International Franchise Association to urge congressional leaders in both chambers to reject the Obama Administration's request to fund Department of Labor's state grant program to address classification of workers.

  • NASE Joins WE Decide 2016 Campign

    Mar 02, 2016

    NASE has joined the WE Decided 2016 campaign, with a goal of engaging 100,000 women business owners in the 2016 election.

  • NASE Op-Ed Published in Delaware & Nevada Newspapers

    Mar 02, 2016

    Two newspapers accepted and published an NASE op-ed on the importance of small businesses having access to Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). The NASE has been leading the charge for legislative action to reverse an IRS interpretation of how HRAs can be utilized under the Affordable Care Act.