Posts Tagged ‘John Curtis’

U.S. DSA Supports H.R. 3522, the Preserving Direct Seller Independence Act

H.R. 3522

On June 26, 2019, the Preserving Direct Seller Independence Act, H.R 3522, was introduced with bipartisan support. The Act reinforces the status of direct sellers as independent contractors by incorporating the specific language in Section 3508 of the Internal Revenue Service Code on direct selling independent contractor status into the Fair Labor Standards Act. As…

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DSHEA: Sen. Orrin Hatch’s Legacy to Direct Selling

Sen. Orrin Hatch

Photo credit: AP Photo Orrin Hatch, the senior senator from Utah—home to nearly 100 direct selling companies—will retire next month. The 84-year-old Hatch, the longest-serving Republican senator in US history, has spearheaded several initiatives during his time in Washington, including leading the Senate’s anti-terrorism bill in response to the Oklahoma City bombing, and, as a senior member of…

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