How Can New Working Mothers Feel Immediate Work-Life Balance?

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Jennifer Brady of the Loudoun County Health Department for this informative blog post.For more information on the Health & Wellness Business Initiative through the Loudoun Chamber, click here.  Over the summer, the Loudoun County Health Department wrote a post for the Chamber Insider outlining the benefits to businesses for implementing a comprehensive Lactation […]

Should This Tax Deadline Change?

by Andrea Winey

Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue, Robert S. Wertz, Jr., recently asked the Board of Supervisors to change the Business Tangible Personal Property (BTPP) Reporting Deadline from April 15 to March 1 starting in Tax Year 2018. Why is this Important? The County’s BTPP revenues have increased significantly over the last few years, from $70 […]

Court Enjoins DOL Overtime Rule on Nationwide Basis

by Andrea Winey

Originally posted here, thank you to Timothy M. McConville, Esq. of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. for this post! View the Loudoun Chamber position/press release, here A federal court in Texas yesterday enjoined the United States Department of Labor from implementing and enforcing the DOL’s controversial new regulation revising white collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. […]

The Post-Election Harvest

by Andrea Winey

Blog Series by Brian Fauls, Government Affairs Manager, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce One of the most fundamentally laws of the universe is the Law of Cause and Effect.  This Law states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. If you’ve ever seen someone playing with a Newton’s cradle (this thing) […]

Five Tips to Remember When Choosing a Health Plan

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Innovation Health COO and Executive Director, Amy Turner for this informative article!To learn more about the Loudoun Chamber’s Health & Wellness Initiative, click here. Ready for open enrollment? Starting November 1st, you can begin looking for the health plan that meets both your needs and budget. As a local health plan provider, we […]

Vote “YES” for Both Proposed VA Constitutional Amendments

by Andrea Winey

Howard: Vote Yes for Virginia’s Right to Work Amendment This editorial was originally published in the Loudoun Now newspaper here. Information about both Constitutional Amendments on the ballot here. By: Tony Howard, President & CEO, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce On Nov. 8 Virginians will be asked to enshrine our state’s Right-to Work laws in our Constitution (Ballot […]

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Why You Should Vote “YES” for the “Right to Work” Amendment

by Andrea Winey

Constitutional Provision Will Protect Freedom and Jobs By Timothy M. McConville, Esq. For more information on the Loudoun Chamber’s public policy positions, or to get more involved, click here. Workplace choice, employee freedom, and better economic performance are part and parcel of the Right to Work package, which is why this November 8, Virginians should vote […]

How Innovation Can Save Your Company Money

by Andrea Winey

Blog post written by: David Skiles, The Vectre CorporationFor more information on the Public Policy Initiatives that the Loudoun Chamber is involved in, click here. U.S. taxpayers claim nearly $10 billion in R&D tax credits each year. Large companies aren’t the only businesses that can get those tax benefits! The 2016 General Assembly Session will be […]

Brian’s Corner: Election Fatigue?

by Andrea Winey

Blog Series by Government Affairs Manager Brian FaulsTo view previous posts in this series, click here. “Always vote on principle, though you may vote alone,and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.”– John Quincey Adams An interesting satirical post popped up on my Facebook feed the other day: “America shouldn’t elect […]

New Limitations on Subcontracting Rules For Small Businesses

by Andrea Winey

Blog post written Orest J. Jowyk, Ravenhearth Law, PLLC For more information on the GovCon Initiative, click here. As of June 30, 2016, we are living under new rules issued by the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) regarding limitations on subcontracting, how those limitations are calculated, and how the rules are to be enforced. Shift From “Percentage of […]