California Small Business Owner Highlight

Jay-Mee Del Rosario International Metal Source Buena Park, California

From humble beginnings to an out of this world small business, Jay-Mee Del Rosario clawed her way to the American Dream. As the CEO of International Metal Source, a minority and women owned small business that distributes raw metals to the space, aerospace and defense industries, Del Rosario’s launch to the top was one of extreme hardship. 

Born in the Philippines, she immigrated to the United States when she was just 9 years old. Due to her immigration status, she faced obstacles in obtaining jobs and a higher education.

California Events

Tue, 25 Oct 2016
12 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Long Beach , CA
Event type: Healthcare, Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Days, Workplace Benefits Presentation
Tue, 25 Oct 2016
1-3pm PT

Are you considering establishing a retirement plan for yourself and your workers? 

Through this free workshop we will help you navigate the retirement landscape and help you sort through your options to secure your future.

Topics include:

Location: Pleasant Hill , CA
Event type: Retirement Security Workshop
Wed, 26 Oct 2016
8 AM - 10 AM

What Your Business Needs to Know for 2017

Location: Los angeles , CA
Event type: Healthcare, Family Medical Leave, Minimum Wage, Retirement Security, Paid Sick Days Presentation
Tue, 1 Nov 2016
8 AM - 11 AM

 The Greater Palm Springs Economic Summit promises to be one of the most insightful and eyeopening

conferences you can attend and support in 2016 . Whether you are a business leader in

Location: Palm Springs , CA
Event type: Clean Energy Expo/Fair
Wed, 9 Nov 2016
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The Board of Equalization invites you to join this business expo full of strategies for success in today’s economy.

Location: Ventura , CA
Event type: Healthcare, General Small Business, Family Medical Leave, Retirement Security, Paid Sick Days Presentation

California Research

Wed, 24 Feb 2016
CA Retirement Infographic

Small business owners support creation of a voluntary retirement savings program; believe this can help make their business more competitive

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.

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.