PromoTalks: The Official PPAI Podcast

PPB Presents: "Why The PRO Act Is Detrimental To the Promotional Products Industry"

March 09, 2021 PromoTalks Season 2 Episode 2
PromoTalks: The Official PPAI Podcast
PPB Presents: "Why The PRO Act Is Detrimental To the Promotional Products Industry"
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PromoTalks: The Official PPAI Podcast
PPB Presents: "Why The PRO Act Is Detrimental To the Promotional Products Industry"
Mar 09, 2021 Season 2 Episode 2
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The PRO Act, H.R. 842, makes significant changes to current labor law that will harm the promotional products industry by banning the independent contractor model. The House is expected to consider H.R. 842 as early as March 9, with a possible vote happening this week.  Join PPAI’s D.C.-based lobbyist Cliff Andrews and PPAI’s Public Affairs Manager Maurice Norris as they discuss the implications of this proposed legislation on industry companies and how listeners can help oppose it in this PPAI PromoTalks podcast, presented by PPB magazine. Kristina Valdez, associate editor, moderates this valuable discussion. This podcast is brought to you by Kaeser & Blair.

The 16-minute podcast, PPB Presents: “Why The PRO Act Is Detrimental To the Promotional Products Industry,” is available free on Spotify and Apple Podcasts and at PromoTalks. 

Cliff Andrews is principal of CapCity Advocates, LLC, a federal government relations firm that he opened in 2004. He partners with associations to deliver a wide range of policy issues management, coalition management and association advisement services.

Maurice Norris is PPAI’s public affairs manager where he monitors legislative and regulatory developments affecting the promotional products industry, assists Association members with compliance challenges and helps them advocate for their companies with various levels of government. He also serves on the board of the Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition.


Show Notes

The PRO Act, H.R. 842, makes significant changes to current labor law that will harm the promotional products industry by banning the independent contractor model. The House is expected to consider H.R. 842 as early as March 9, with a possible vote happening this week.  Join PPAI’s D.C.-based lobbyist Cliff Andrews and PPAI’s Public Affairs Manager Maurice Norris as they discuss the implications of this proposed legislation on industry companies and how listeners can help oppose it in this PPAI PromoTalks podcast, presented by PPB magazine. Kristina Valdez, associate editor, moderates this valuable discussion. This podcast is brought to you by Kaeser & Blair.

The 16-minute podcast, PPB Presents: “Why The PRO Act Is Detrimental To the Promotional Products Industry,” is available free on Spotify and Apple Podcasts and at PromoTalks. 

Cliff Andrews is principal of CapCity Advocates, LLC, a federal government relations firm that he opened in 2004. He partners with associations to deliver a wide range of policy issues management, coalition management and association advisement services.

Maurice Norris is PPAI’s public affairs manager where he monitors legislative and regulatory developments affecting the promotional products industry, assists Association members with compliance challenges and helps them advocate for their companies with various levels of government. He also serves on the board of the Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition.