California Small Business Owner Highlight

Small Business Majority held a photo contest to find the most creative small businesses around for National Small Business Week. Each day, we’ll be highlighting one of the winners in a profile on our blog. Today’s winner is Desert Star Systems.

California Events

Date:
Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Time:
9:30am-11:30am

Now that Congress has failed to pass legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”), many small businesses are wondering about the future of their healthcare. 

Event type: Healthcare Presentation
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date:
Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Time:
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m

Join Small Business Majority for a roundtable discussion about employee benefits and various workforce issues. 

Event type: Workforce Roundtable
Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
Date:
Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Time:
10 AM - 2:30 PM

Join us at the upcoming Small Business Resource Expo in Los Angeles! This no-cost event will connect you with resources and organizations that can help small business owners like you. 

Event type: Healthcare, Access to Capital, Family Medical Leave, Women in Business, Paid Sick Days, Wellness Expo/Fair
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date:
Wed, 8 Nov 2017
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

VEDC and Small Business Majority los invitan a participar en nuestro taller interactivo todo sobre acceso a capital para pequeños negocios. Este taller le ayudara a navegar fácilmente las opciones de préstamos con agencias de gran reputación y creíbles.

Event type: Access to Capital, Retirement Security Presentation
Location: Van Nuys, CA
Date:
Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Time:
1-3pm

Now that Congress has failed to pass legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”), many small businesses are wondering about the future of their healthcare. 

Event type: Healthcare Presentation
Location: Sacramento, CA

California Research

Published:
Wed, 24 Feb 2016
CA Retirement Infographic

A scientific opinion poll released by AARP and Small Business Majority shows a strong majority of California small business owners support the creation of a voluntary, portable retirement savings program that would allow employees to more easily save for their financial future. What's more, small business owners believe offering such a program to their employees would give their business a competitive edge.

Published:
Fri, 23 Jan 2015

Although large employers have been expanding wellness programs in recent years, small businesses have lagged in this endeavor. Since small businesses employ nearly 50% of all private-sector workers, any comprehensive expansion of wellness and prevention efforts must include a role for this large swath of private sector employers.

Published:
Sat, 12 Apr 2014

In communities across the United States, it is the jobs small businesses provide and the consumers they serve that keep our economic recovery moving. However, this recovery is threatened when small businesses are faced with costly and frivolous lawsuits brought on by patent assertion entities—commonly referred to as patent trolls. Small Business Majority's national scientific opinion polling found small firms support patent reform legislation that would help prevent patent trolls from targeting small businesses.