NASE News

    Riding Self-Employment

  • Chris Lashua is the Founder and Director of Wheelwork Arts, LLC, a performance company based in Las Vegas, Nevada doing business as Cirque Mechanics. The company was founded in 2004 as a way to provide a unique brand of entertainment that encompassed theater, the circus, history and all things mechanical. Chris received a Growth Grant in 2010 to build a device to be incorporated in his shows. Cirque Mechanics has toured the U.S. theater arts markets, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Dubai and Hong Kong.
    Posted on Nov 29, 2016
  • Republicans Control the White House, Senate, and House

  • The 115th Congress will not look so different from the 114th, the Republicans still hold the majority in the Senate and House, however, in what many perceived as a shocking election, the Republicans now also hold the White House, President-elect Donald Trump, will have a path and the support to enact many of his campaign promises.
    Posted on Nov 29, 2016
  • NASE Champions 21st Century Cares Act- HRA provision included

  • 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.
    Posted on Nov 29, 2016
  • MEDIA AVAIL: Small Biz Expert Talks Economy, Health Care & Tax Reform in new op-ed in The Hill

  • As President-elect Trump outlines an agenda for his first 100 days in office, Katie Vlietstra, Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations for the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, encourages the administration to focus on key small business issues in a new op-ed published in The Hill for Small Business Saturday
    Posted on Nov 28, 2016
  • Judge blocks Obama-backed rule extending overtime pay (Biz Jounals)

  • A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked a U.S. Department of Labor rule extending overtime pay to roughly 5 million workers nationwide. The President Barack Obama-backed rule had been scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, and many employers nationwide, including many in the Triad, had changed or made plans to change the way they pay workers to meet the rule's requirements.
    Posted on Nov 23, 2016
  • Small Businesses Win with DOL Court Overtime Rule Injunction

  • The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for self-employed and micro-businesses, today applauded the emergency injunction over the Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule.
    Posted on Nov 22, 2016
  • Small Businesses are the Heart of the American Workforce

  • With this weekend’s upcoming Small Business Saturday – a national day established to support small businesses across the country – the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, released the following statement “encouraging Americans from coast to coast to support their local Mom and Pop small businesses because they are the heart of the American workforce.” “Millions of sm
    Posted on Nov 22, 2016
  • Small Businesses Community Outlines 100 Day Agenda for President-Elect Trump and Congress

  • As President-Elect Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans meet to outline an agenda for the first 100 days of a new administration, The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for self-employed and micro-businesses, is urging swift action on a range of small business issues ranging from health care to regulatory evaluation and tax reform.
    Posted on Nov 14, 2016