The Impact of Small Business on Politics Small business people are voters. The power of over 15 million potential voters resides in an enormous small business community of intelligent people. California has over 3 – 4 million small businesses. Even the smallest enterprise has at least one owner. Many include partners, shareholders, spouses, and other …
California’s Minimum Wage Goes Up California’s minimum wage goes up to much and too fast. California is the first state in the nation to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour over 6 years. The minimum wage will increase to $10.50 per hour on January 1, 2017 , with automatic increases of $1 every …View full post
AB 67 Excludes Small Businesses from Mandatory Double Pay on Holidays Assembly Member Gonzalez listens to Small Business Concerns Small businesses are off the hook according to Assembly Member Gonzalez who amended AB 67 to exclude businesses with less than 500 employees. However, big businesses would still be mandated to double pay on holidays. Assembly …View full post
California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Help for California Small Businesses According to a recent study SBDC clients experienced 6 times the sales growth, and created 13 times the jobs of average businesses. Direct and personalized technical assistance is provided to entrepreneurs through professional consulting, supplemented by low-cost or free seminars and conferences. These services …View full post
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California’s small businesses, which average 5.8 employees, comprise 98% of all businesses in the state, provide 82% of the private sector jobs, and 75% of the gross state product. California has the largest economy in the nation and fifth largest in the world. California small businesses are the backbone of our state’s economy.
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