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March 7th, 2023 by

COALITION COMMENT OPPOSING PROPOSED PROHIBITION OF NONCOMPETE AGREEMENTS IN EMPLOYMENT Re: Non-Compete Clause Rulemaking, Matter No. P201200, Document ID FTC-2023-0007-0001 On behalf of the undersigned organizations and the millions of members, supporters and taxpayers across America whom we collectively represent, we write to express our strongest opposition to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) proposed regulation […]

February 21st, 2023 by

Ms. Marlene Dortch Secretary Federal Communications Commission 45 L Street NE Washington, D.C.  20554   Via electronic submission RE: GN Docket No. 22-69, Implementing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Prevention and Elimination of Digital Discrimination NPRM Dear Secretary Dortch, On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), I am pleased to […]

February 9th, 2023 by

Via https://www.regulations.gov Re: Proposed Rule, Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council; Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate-Related Financial Risk (87 Fed. Reg. 68,312, Nov. 14, 2022) Dear Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council: The undersigned organizations appreciate the opportunity to comment on the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (“FAR”) Council’s proposal (“Proposed Rule”) to require significant and major contractors to […]

December 13th, 2022 by

The Honorable Martin J. Walsh Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20210   Re: Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 87 Fed. Reg. 62218 VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION   Dear Secretary Walsh: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) appreciates the opportunity to comment […]

December 7th, 2022 by

Comments on the NLRB Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Joint Employer Standard   The Honorable Lauren M. McFerran Chairman National Labor Relations Board 1015 Half Street S.E. Washington, D.C. 20570-0001   RE: Docket NLRB-2022-0001 Standard for Determining Joint-Employer Status, 87 Fed. Reg. 54641 (Sept. 7, 2022) VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION   Dear Chairman McFerran: The Small Business […]

November 21st, 2022 by

Federal Trade Commission Office of the Secretary 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite CC-5610 (Annex B) Washington, DC 20580 Re: Proposed Rule, Federal Trade Commission; Commercial Surveillance (87 Fed. Reg. 51,273-51,299, August 22, 2022) Dear Commissioners: We, the undersigned organizations, representing a diverse set of industries as well as organizations advocating for the promotion of innovation, […]

June 17th, 2022 by

VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION Ms. Vanessa A. Countryman Secretary U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street NE Washington, DC 20549   Re: Private Fund Advisers; Documentation of Registered Investment Adviser Compliance Reviews (Release No. IA-5955; File No. S7-03-22) Dear Ms. Countryman: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to offer this comment […]

April 21st, 2022 by

April 21, 2022 Department of Justice, Antitrust Division 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, District of Columbia 20530 Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, District of Columbia 20580 Re:      Request for Information on Merger Enforcement (FTC-2022-0003-0001)   The undersigned, representing a broad and diverse community of small business and startup innovators, respectfully submit […]

February 8th, 2022 by

Surface Transportation Board Docket No. EP 711 (Sub-No. 1) RECIPROCAL SWITCHING Dear Chair Oberman, Vice Chair Schultz, and Members Fuchs, Hedlund and Primus: The United States has the most productive freight railroad system in the world, which serves businesses, including small businesses, and consumers extraordinarily well. It is important to keep in mind that this […]

February 4th, 2022 by

Comments to: National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Docket No.:  220105–0002 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Implementation   Dear Administrator Davidson: The small business community is justifiably excited and supportive of elements of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) that are aimed at modernizing and improving infrastructure so that small-to-mid-size businesses (SMBs) can operate […]

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