10 Reason to Conduct an HR Audit: Protect and Propel Your Business

According to an HR Support Center Poll, 57% of the respondents indicated they have not conducted any audits of their company’s HR function. Understanding what audits are, the purpose they serve, and the significance they provide can position your organization to be compliant with various employment laws. And spotlight your culture...

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September Newsletter

Richmond Chamber Newsletter NEW SEASON AT THE CHAMBER Helping our business community grow and impact our city September 07 , 2016                                                          ...

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It Just Got More Expensive to Misclassify Exempt Employees!

August 1, 2016, The DOL Increased Penalties for Worker Misclassification Business owners, COO and, Nonprofits, is your workforce ready? As the December 1st “Overtime Rule” deadline looms, the Department of Labor has increased penalties for employers who “intentionally” or “unintentionally” misclassify workers. Along with other federal agencies, the DOL has...

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End Hunger While Helping Stimulate the Local Economy

An estimated 4,000 households in Richmond are living under the federal poverty line, but are not yet enrolled in the CalFresh program.  CalFresh (formerly known as food stamps) is the back bone in the fight against hunger throughout California.   In 2013, CalFresh successfully raised roughly 890,000 Californians out of...

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August Newsletter

  NEW SEASON AT THE CHAMBER Helping our business community grow and impact our city August 03, 2016                                                              Richmond Main...

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Why is my health insurance going up?

The Covered California insurance rate is set to increase an average of 13.2% statewide. Executive Director Peter V. Lee attributes the increases to the rising cost of health care, end of funding mechanisms designed to moderate rate increases, and increase in both demand and enrollment of those initially left out...

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Richmond Main Street Initiative Receives National Recognition for Revitalization of Downtown

    Richmond Main Street Initiative Receives National Recognition for Revitalization of Downtown   Richmond, CA, July 5, 2016 – Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main...

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July Newsletter

Richmond Chamber Newsletter NEW SEASON AT THE CHAMBER Helping our business community grow and impact our city July  5, 2016                                                             ...

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