- NFIB to Silver: You Want Better Schools, Reform Scaffold.
- NFIB Legal Center Submits Hard-Ball Questions to IRS Over Affordable Care Act Regulations
- NFIB Legal Center Dissents in Sarbanes-Oxley Case
- ‘Circuit breaker’ won’t fix New York’s property tax problem
- Should Antitrust Laws Apply to State and Local Governments Engaged in Anticompetitive Market Conduct?
Category Archives: Legal
What would you say if your city told you that it was revoking your right to continue a long-standing business on your own property? That is exactly what happened to the White family. They had run a commercial campground on … Continue reading
In 1986 the voters of California adopted an initiative known as Proposition 65 (colloquially “Prop. 65.”). If you live in California—or if you have visited recently—you see Prop. 65 warnings everywhere you go. The Act requires businesses to prominently display … Continue reading
This has been a historic year for the NFIB Legal Center. In April SCOTUS Blog listed NFIB Legal Center as one of the top-ten most influential organizations in the Supreme Court—in terms of bringing the Court’s attention to important issues. … Continue reading
There has been a lot of talk in the media and even Congressional hearings on whether or not the source code powering the Obamacare federal website violates HIPAA privacy protections on medical records and personal health information. But this chatter … Continue reading
Today the NFIB Legal Center filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to take up an important case on behalf of a small business owner who has been denied the right to raise a basic defense to a potentially … Continue reading
Karen Harned, NFIB Legal Center’s Executive Director, had a great op-ed today in The Daily Caller, explaining Lawson v. FMR. The case asks whether whistle blower protections in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act are available to employees of non-publically traded companies. As … Continue reading
Did you know that courts across the country are now saying that your constitutionally protected property rights are subject to an expiration date? This comes as a shocking surprise for those of us who believe that the Constitution was intended … Continue reading
Last week the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear arguments on an important environmental case. The lawsuit concerns the propriety of new EPA regulations that NFIB and other industry groups contend were illegally adopted. Specifically the Supreme Court … Continue reading
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the country’s leading advocate for small business owners, today applauded the decision by a state appeals court to overturn New York City’s controversial ban on soda. “The ban on soda was clearly an … Continue reading
Concerns over workplace security and skyrocketing litigation costs have made pre-employment background checks an essential tool for many businesses – large and small. According to a 2010 survey the Society for Human Resource Management some 92% of employers use criminal-background … Continue reading