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National Newspaper Association recommends phasing in proposed salary threshold for exempt employees of small businesses

May 22, 2019

National Newspaper Association this week objected to a proposed 50% increase in exempt employee salaries under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and recommended instead a phased-in schedule for small businesses. 

In March, the U.S. Department of Labor proposed increasing the threshold salary for employees exempt from overtime pay under the FLSA to $35,300 annually, up from the existing threshold of $23,660. 

Resolution to preserve Saturday mail nears critical mass

May 1, 2019

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives went into Easter recess lacking only five sponsors to reach a majority on a non-binding resolution in favor of preserving six-day mail. The resolution, H Res 54, expresses the sense of the House that the body should take all reasonable measures to preserve Saturday mail service. Original sponsors were Reps. Gerald Connolly, D-VA, and Sam Graves, R-MO.

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National Newspaper Association members concerned about inaction by Congress to protect the future of mail delivery may find a handy aid for their advocacy in a new video by the Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service.  The 21st Century coalition, of which NNA is a member, represents a mailing industry worth more than a $1 trillion, accounting for thousands of American jobs.

Oppose Secretary Acosta's minimum wage increase

The federal Department of Labor is proposing an increase in the base salary level of exempt employees who work primarily by salary and do not receive overtime pay. The increase would be about a 50% jump in a single year from $23,660….to $35,308 annually.

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Amos, McKinney and Phillips Awards

NNA to honor distinguished community leader with 2018 Amos Award

June 27, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Mike Buffington, editor and co-publisher of the Jackson Herald in Jefferson, GA, will be presented with the James O. Amos Award on Sept. 29 during the National Newspaper Association’s 132nd Annual Convention & Trade Show in Norfolk, VA.

NNA to honor distinguished community leader with 2017 Amos Award

June 26, 2017

John S. “Chip” Hutcheson III of Princeton, KY, will be honored during the National Newspaper Association’s 131st Annual Convention & Trade Show in Tulsa, OK, where he will be presented with the James O. Amos Award at the association’s business breakfast on Oct. 7, 2017.

NNA to honor distinguished community leader with 2017 McKinney Award

June 26, 2017

Anne W. Adams of Monterey, VA, will be honored during the National Newspaper Association’s 131st Annual Convention & Trade Show in Tulsa, OK, where she will be presented with the Emma C. McKinney Award at the association’s business breakfast on Oct. 7, 2017

NNA to honor young community leader with the 2017 Daniel M. Phillips Leadership Award

June 26, 2017

Trevor Vernon will be honored during the National Newspaper Association’s 131st Annual Convention & Trade Show, when he will be presented with the

Daniel M. Phillips Leadership Award.

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Resolution to preserve Saturday mail nears critical mass

May 1, 2019

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives went into Easter recess lacking only five sponsors to reach a majority on a non-binding resolution in favor of preserving six-day mail. The resolution, H Res 54, expresses the sense of the House that the body should take all reasonable measures to preserve Saturday mail service. Original sponsors were Reps. Gerald Connolly, D-VA, and Sam Graves, R-MO.

Need to explain the Postal Service to someone? Send this video!

National Newspaper Association members concerned about inaction by Congress to protect the future of mail delivery may find a handy aid for their advocacy in a new video by the Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service.  The 21st Century coalition, of which NNA is a member, represents a mailing industry worth more than a $1 trillion, accounting for thousands of American jobs.

Non-deliverable charges to nonsubscribers or nonrequesters reduced by postal-addressing rule change long sought by NNA

December 27, 2018

Periodical newspapers which mail copies to nonsubscribers or nonrequesters using specific addresses are in for some relief from burdensome Address Changes Notices (PS Form 3579, usually on a yellow sticker). The charge is now 59 cents per notice in hard copy.

In-county newspapers get favorable price increase proposal except for Saturation when sampling, or for Requesters

October 31, 2018

A U.S. Postal Service rate case was filed Oct. 10 for changes effective Jan. 27, 2019.

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