House Republicans release tax reform legislation

November 3, 2017

House Republican leaders released the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) on Nov. 2, that would make major changes to the federal tax code. Among the highlights, the bill … Read More

Make Your Industry’s Voice Heard by Voting

November 2, 2016

You could be forgiven for wanting Election Day to get here already. Perhaps you are tired of all the election news coverage and seeing political TV ads where one candidate … Read More

NLBMDA Issues Update on Overtime Rule

September 26, 2016

The latest development in the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Overtime Rule occurred on September 20, when more than 50 business groups, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Retail Federation, … Read More

NLBMDA Urges Members to Seek Lawmaker Support for Overtime Rule Reform

September 19, 2016

Congress may leave the Capitol at the end of this week and not return until mid-November. However, before leaving Washington, the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) urges … Read More

Status of Controversial Persuader Rule Remains in Limbo

September 1, 2016

On June 27, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction barring enforcement of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Rule, thereby halting the … Read More

NLBMDA Calls for Overtime Rule Reform

July 20, 2016

Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act (H.R. 5813), which would phase-in the increase of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Overtime Rule over three … Read More

NLBMDA Pushes for Full Repeal of Health Insurance Tax

June 15, 2016

As part of President Obama’s health care reform bill passed in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a new tax on a type of health care plan offered by … Read More

NLBMDA Wants to Hear Your Health Care Stories

March 16, 2016

NLBMDA wants to hear how providing health care for your employees is impacting your bottom line. Share your story to strengthen the case to lawmakers in Washington, D.C. that action … Read More

Nasdaq: US, Canada Start Lumber-Trade Talks

February 19, 2016

A report out of Ottawa, Canada this morning says the U.S. and Canadian governments have begun talks toward renewing a lumber trade agreement between the two countries. Nasdaq.com reports that … Read More

Real Change To Softwood Lumber Agreement Still A Year Away

September 9, 2015

Lumber dealers can expect little—if any—change when a major trade agreement between the U.S. and Canada likely expires next month. The Softwood Lumber Agreement, what was once called the Grandaddy of … Read More