California Small Business Owner Highlight

For Adam Rochon, supplying benefits and insurance is a family business. Rochon followed his mother, Belinda Roberts, into the insurance and benefits industry and today they have a collective 28 years of insurance experience. After the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, businesses began to require a more in-depth broker relationship and a knowledgeable source of information for coverage.

California Events

Date:
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Time:
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Are you interested in starting or growing your business? Join the Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC) and Small Business Majority for an interactive presentation for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 

Event type: Access to Capital Presentation
Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
Date:
Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Time:
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

¿Dónde está el dinero? Este es uno de los problemas más importantes que enfrentan hoy en día las pequeñas empresas. Este panel de discusión será interactivo con los miembros de la comunidad de préstamos, incluyendo el SBDC (Small Business Development Center) y Small Business Majority.

Event type: Access to Capital Presentation
Location: Studio City, CA
Date:
Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Time:
9:30am-11:30am

Join California Capital Women's Business Center and Small Business Majority for a roundtable discussion about employee benefits and various workforce issues. 

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

This event is for small business owners.  We will have 2 Money Smart for Small Business workshops in English and Spanish and Resource Partner Booths.

Event type: Healthcare, Access to Capital, Family Medical Leave, Women in Business, Paid Sick Days, Wellness Expo/Fair
Location: Los Angeles, 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.