Andy Puzder the Right Choice for Labor Secretary

As President-elect Donald Trump rounds out his Cabinet, America’s job creators can expect a brighter future. Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants — the parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s — will become labor secretary in January. Puzder’s appointment gives the federal government an experienced job creator who knows… Read More

New Overtime Mandate Shot Down

Mr. Ortiz is president and CEO of the Job Creators Network. Last week, Texas federal judge Amos Mazzant issued a preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor’s overtime rule that was set to take effect yesterday. This means the rule that would have doubled the salary exemption under which employees are required… Read More

Making Small Businesses Great Again

The results of the elections are in. New political leaders were elected for all levels of office — ranging from local legislatures to the President of the United States. Their hard fought campaigns have come to a halt and now it’s time for the real work of governing… Read More

Time to ease the burdens on small businesses

While family and friends finalize Thanksgiving weekend travel plans, businesses are bracing for the tsunami of holiday shoppers. Though Black Friday and its estimated 75 million shoppers will be the busiest shopping day of the year, Americans shouldn’t overlook Small Business Saturday the following day. This… Read More

How to help small businesses on Small Business Saturday

While family and friends finalize their Thanksgiving weekend plans, businesses are bracing for the tsunami of holiday shoppers. Though Black Friday and its estimated 75 million shoppers will have been the busiest shopping day of the year, Americans shouldn’t overlook the importance of Small Business… Read More