Small Business News

| San Francisco Chronicle

Zachary Davis, who with a partner owns a small ice cream plant, two ice cream shops and a cafe in Santa Cruz, started offering a health care plan to his staff before he legally had to. He wanted to offer a 401(k) plan, but the cost and “compliance challenges” were simply too high, he said.

| Sacramento Bee

CalSavers allows employees at small businesses to save for their retirement. The new state-sponsored program was announced on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.

| Orange County Breeze

“Our 41 employees are like family, which is why we have wanted to provide them with some sort of retirement security program for a long time, but, as a small business, the administrative burden and costs have always been prohibitive for us,” said Lorenzo Harris, President and CEO of Janico Buildi

| Capital Public Radio

Lorenzo Harris and his wife own a janitorial services business in North Highlands.

| The Sacramento Bee

“This program will help us compete in the marketplace,” said Harris, who has led Janico Building Services of North Highlands for the past 33 years.

| Bloomberg

If you knew what you were doing, would you sign a contract allowing a company to sue you and take your money whenever it wanted, with no proof, warning or legal recourse?

| La Opinion

Lorenzo Harris, presidente de Janico Building Services en North Highlands, dijo que los 41 empleados que tienen en su negocio, son como familia.

| U.S. Congressman Marc Veasey

The Diverse Small Business Empowerment Act has also been endorsed by the Small Business Majority organization, Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the National Veteran Small Business Coalition, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce, the National Veteran-Owned Business Association, an

| Springfield Business Journal

Probably about four to six a year, we go in and do open enrollment. Some have five employees; some have 45 employees. They’re tough to get into.

| St Louis American

The Trump administration has created a lot of confusion through recent changes and misinformation about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but it’s important for Missouri small businesses to know they can still purchase healthcare through Healthcare.gov.

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