Tag Archives: Minimum Wage

Albany’s Small Business Problem

In a town where superlatives flow unabated, perhaps at no greater intensity than the days that follow a state budget deal, its time for a reality check. Albany has a small business problem. This is not a new problem that … Continue reading

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Why does NFIB oppose raising the minimum wage?

This is a question I often hear from people who don’t own small businesses and occasionally get from an entrepreneur who wonders why we take such a position. Sometimes they follow with another question: “Why don’t you want to help … Continue reading

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New Year, Important Changes for NY’s Small Businesses

  As the the calendar flipped to 2014, many important changes went into effect.  Is your small business up to date? Minimum Wage On December 31, 2013, the minimum wage in New York State increased to $8.00. For most employees, … Continue reading

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NFIB/NY Unveils 2014 Legislative Agenda

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today released an ambitious legislative session for next year that features tax and regulatory reforms to improve New York’s notoriously bad business climate and legal changes to eliminate predatory lawsuits. “An unprecedented level … Continue reading

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We’ll Keep Fighting

On behalf of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), I would like to thank all of our members and supporters who joined the campaign against the Constitutional Amendment to raise the minimum wage.  It’s been a sometimes lonely fight … Continue reading

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Election Day is Nov. 5: Download Your NFIB/New Jersey Voter Guide Today

Download your NFIB/New Jersey Voter Guide Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5, and we want to make sure that you feel prepared to make decisions that will benefit your small business when you enter the voting booth. As a member … Continue reading

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Beware the Minimum Wage Masquerade

Imagine a policy that would destroy thousands of jobs dressed up for Halloween as way to help workers.  Something really scary masquerading as something innocent.   That’s Ballot Question #2, a constitutional question seeking to mandate an increase in the minimum … Continue reading

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Earn more cash

Who doesn’t want more cash?  The unions certainly do, which is why they’re backing a constitutional amendment to raise the minimum wage every year, automatically, forever. If only it were that simple.  But the money to pay higher wages has … Continue reading

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Another Disaster Headed for New Jersey, Other States. But Prevention Possible

First it was the Great Recession, then Hurricane Sandy and recently, a raging fire that destroyed a popular boardwalk. Now, weary New Jersey residents and business owners are being warned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to beware of scammers. … Continue reading

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More bogus studies from bogus small business groups

Wow! Can you believe it? Small businesses are in support of hiking the minimum wage! They also support Obamacare and throwing away taxpayer money on green energy welfare subsidies! So when did small business owners suddenly lurch to the left … Continue reading

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