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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Richmond City Council Meeting Highlight

Items of note for #RichmondBusinesses in the upcoming #RichmondCityCouncil Meeting on Tuesday, July 5.   H-20: A 0.005% Sales Tax to fund transportation improvements in Contra Costa County & Amendments to the Growth Management Program in the Measure J Transportation Expenditure Plan to match that found in the 2016 Proposed...

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My Sweet Remedy

My Sweet Remedy By Jacob L Massler   The cannabis industry is establishing itself as a legitimate business and the people who work in that industry are your neighbors, your brothers, your cousins, and your friends. Above all, we are members of the community who want to help make Richmond...

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How Much Are Your HR Practices Really Costing You?

How Much Are Your HR Practices Really Costing You? You Could Be Losing Thousands Unnecessarily In today’s economy, protecting your performance and bottom line as a small business or nonprofit requires tough decisions—but sometimes, those decisions come with expensive hidden costs that aren’t exposed until much later. One such case is ignoring...

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Why You Need an HR Audit for 2016

New overtime exemption rules can be confusing, and the government is ramping up enforcement. by Bernadette Jones, SPHR, SHRM-SCP   According to a recent poll by Visionova Human Resources Support Center, fifty-seven percent of respondents said that they have never conducted an audit of their organization’s HR functions.   Understandably,...

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