WFCA Focuses on Taxes, Labor & Health Ins. in DC Lobby Efforts

Dalton, GA, December 13, 2018-The World Floor Covering Association continues its efforts to ensure that members are represented and their voices heard in Washington, DC via its lobby team: chief executive officer, Scott Humphrey; WFCA general counsel, Jeffrey King, and LobbyIt, the Association’s retained Washington-based lobbying group.

Below is an update on some additional key activities and proposals WFCA has been focused on throughout 2018:

Tax Reform: WFCA continues to be actively involved in advocating for tax reform across the country. 

Federal Apprenticeship Programs: WFCA attended meetings with the recently created Federal Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion. 

Small Business: In addition to the activities listed above, as part of a concerted effort to support the local retailer, the WFCA plays an active role with the Small Business Administration’s Roundtable where issues that impact flooring dealers and contractors are regularly discussed. 

Association Health Plans: WFCA has been active in advocating to allow Association’s like WFCA and Certified Flooring Installers to offer health insurance plans to its members.