• California’s Upcoming Minimum Wage Increase – Review Your Practices

    On January 1, 2017, California’s minimum wage increases to $10.50 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees. Small businesses with 25 or fewer employees will continue to pay the current minimum wage of $10 per hour.
    The increase for larger businesses is a result of SB 3, a bill that will increase the minimum …

  • Chamber Members get exclusive savings with your FREE Office Depot/Office Max Chamber Account!

    Chamber Members – did you know you can save up to 60% off supplies and get fast and FREE delivery on qualifying orders at Office Depot and Office Max, just by being a Chamber Member?
    By opening your FREE Chamber Account with Office Depot/ Office Max, you’ll experience the following benefits:

    Get discounts of up to 60% …

  • The Santa Maria Valley Chamber knows that one of our key responsibilities is to represent the interests of our business members and the general business community to legislators and government officials.   Working in partnership with other Chambers throughout our region and state, we work to ensure elected leaders understand the likely business impacts of …

  • Ribbon Cutting: Platinum Janitorial

    The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Platinum Janitorial to the Chamber with a ribbon cutting.
    Located at 731 S. Lincoln Street in Santa Maria, the family-owned janitorial business offers a variety of cleaning services to meet whatever needs their customers may have. They have been in business for three years now.
    Owner Rafael Ponce …

Chamber Members get exclusive savings with your FREE Office Depot/Office Max Chamber Account!

Chamber Members – did you know you can save up to 60% off supplies and get fast and FREE delivery on qualifying orders at Office Depot and Office Max, just by being a Chamber Member?
By opening your FREE Chamber Account with Office Depot/ Office Max, you’ll experience the following benefits:

Get discounts of up to 60% …

California’s Upcoming Minimum Wage Increase – Review Your Practices

On January 1, 2017, California’s minimum wage increases to $10.50 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees. Small businesses with 25 or fewer employees will continue to pay the current minimum wage of $10 per hour.
The increase for larger businesses is a result of SB 3, a bill that will increase the minimum …

Chamber Welcomes New Members In October

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce was happy to welcome these members in October:
Law Offices of Angelica Gutierrez Diaz
Angelica Gutierrez
714 E. Chapel St., Ste D
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 348-1638
www.angelicagutierrezlaw.com
Old Town Quilt Shop
Michelle Strunka
165 W. Clark Ave, Ste A
Orcutt, CA 93455
(805) 938-5870
www.oldtownquiltshoporcutt.com
Sylvester Screen Printing
Sylvester Heredia
Nipomo, CA 93444
(805) 904-9311
www..facebook.com/Sylvester-Screen-Printing-Embroidery

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Trick or Treat Orcutt
When: October 29 from 3:00 pm …

Mislabeling a worker as an independent contractor can expose employers to significant legal liability.
Class action lawsuits in this area continue to rise, and independent contractor arrangements are coming under increasing scrutiny from federal and state enforcement agencies.
Federal enforcement agencies, such as the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and California enforcement …

Ribbon Cutting: Platinum Janitorial

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Platinum Janitorial to the Chamber with a ribbon cutting.
Located at 731 S. Lincoln Street in Santa Maria, the family-owned janitorial business offers a variety of cleaning services to meet whatever needs their customers may have. They have been in business for three years now.
Owner Rafael Ponce …