• News for Chamber

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021
    San Rafael, CA – The County of Marin has entered an agreement with a community-based organization to help it distribute nearly $448,000 of federal funds to support Marin small businesses with lower-wage employees that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The money will be in the form of grants of no more than $10,000 and interest-free loans of no more than $50,000. In a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic
    Friday, January 08, 2021
    Marin County’s partnership with Curative Inc. is expanding to bring additional self-administered, oral swab testing to Marin. Six locations were announced on December 17, and a seventh location that will operate five days per week is set to open on Wednesday, January 6. The new drive-through testing location in San Rafael offers FDA-authorized pain-free swabbing that is self-administered. Instead ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Monday, January 04, 2021
    AB 1963, an updated California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Law, recently signed into law by Governor Newsom, lists as mandated reporters of child abuse human resources professionals and front line supervisors whose duties require direct contact with, and supervision of, minors and working for businesses with at least five employees, that also employ minors.  Note that supervisors are not ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Advocacy
    Friday, January 01, 2021
    CalSavers - California’s Retirement Mandate for Employers Learn More About Deadlines, Compliance, and the CalSavers Program   State law now requires all employers with five or more employees to facilitate CalSavers if they do not already provide a retirement plan. Deadlines for employers to comply roll out over a three-year period based on the size of business. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Advocacy
    Wednesday, December 30, 2020
    On November 30th, 2020, the State of California announced the allocation of $500 million for COVID-19 Relief Grant for Small Businesses. Grants of up to $25,000 will be distributed to underserved micro and small businesses throughout the State of California.   Applications Open! Application Closes January 8, 2021 at 11:59 PM   Please note, this is NOT a first come first serve grant. All ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic