We know many small businesses want to take care of their employees but don't have the resources to offer robust benefits, like paid family and medical leave, which can put them at a disadvantage when attracting and retaining employees. That's why we're working with Main Street Alliance, the American Sustainable Business Council and others to educate policymakers on Capitol Hill about why we need a national paid family and medical leave insurance program that would make it easy and affordable for small businesses to access paid leave. If you're interested in this effort, please sign our letter today!
Access to responsible capital is one of the most important issues facing small business owners today. Please complete our survey to share your thoughts and experiences on how access to capital impacts small business owners in America. Your feedback will help support our education and advocacy efforts on this issue.
Small Business Majority maintains a story bank that chronicles the personal experiences of small business owners across the United States. In today’s world, entrepreneurs like you often make tough decisions affecting their bottom line, and we want to hear about them. We are committed to ensuring your voice is heard by policymakers on some of the most important issues affecting small businesses so we can advocate on your behalf.
Last December, the FCC dismantled net neturality protections for businesses and consumers. The rules prevented internet service providers from blocking certain content, throttling speeds and prioritizing access to consumers to businesses willing to pay higher fees.
This puts small businesses and startups at a disadvantage when competing with larger businesses that have the ability to pay for their websites to be prioritized by internet service providers.
Repealing the healthcare law will cause tremendous instability in the markets and cause premiums to skyrocket, hurting small businesses and the economy overall. These are risks we just can’t afford to take. Please stand with small businesses and use your vote to stave off repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
As small business owners, we are committed to addressing this challenge that affects our companies, the communities we work in and our entire country. We strongly believe in developing new sources of skilled entry-level talent, expanding opportunities for youth who are out of school and out of work, and investing in our communities. Today, we pledge to create meaningful opportunities for our nation’s youth.