As private-sector union membership has decreased to single digits, unions have vigorously pursued legislation and regulatory remedies to revive their political influence and bolster financial resources. NMHC strongly opposes regulatory and legislative actions that disproportionately favor unions above the interests of employees and businesses. Read our Issue Fact Sheet.
NMHC joined over 103 businesses, associations, and other stakeholders in writing Department of Labor (DOL) Acting Secretary Julie Su to urge the Department to abandon, or at least postpone, issuance of proposed changes to the regulations governing the exemptions to federally mandated overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA).
Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) reintroduced the Housing Supply Expansion Act (S. 1682), which was previously introduced in 2022. NMHC worked closely with Sen. Thune’s office last year as they crafted the legislation to provide the perspective of the multifamily industry.
NMHC joined a diverse group of business interests on a letter pushing back against the Joint Employer proposed rule released earlier this year. This rule was released after the Biden Administration negated a similar effort supported by NMHC under the Trump Administration.