CSU Bakersfield SBDCServing Inyo, Kern, and Mono Counties.
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

CSU Bakersfield SBDC

The CSU Bakersfield Small Business Development Center (SBDC) promotes the development, growth and success of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout Kern, Inyo and Mono Counties.

Whether you want to launch, grow, transition or innovate your business, we can provide expert consulting, training, market research, access to capital and other tools at low to no cost assistance.

The CSU Bakersfield SBDC is a part of the Central CA SBDC Network which since 2003 has assisted thousands of companies, from start-ups to established firms; helped to create and retain over 10,000 jobs; and created more than $435 million in loans and equity.

Find out how we can help you to start, grow and succeed!

Services for New and Existing Businesses

SBDC Constulting

Consulting

No cost professional business consulting from industry experts in finance, marketing, and more.
Business Training

Training

Intensive training, bootcamps, workshops, & events designed to strengthen businesses like yours.

Resources

A host of online resources and tools available.

Central California SBDC Spotlight

Changes that affect your business in 2019

Beginning January 2019, there have been some new developments in employment regulations:

Minimum Wage Change

Employers with 26 or more employees will have a minimum wage of $12 per hour.  Those with less than 26 employees the rate will be $11 per hour.  Please note that an increase in the minimum wage also affects salaried employees.  The minimum pay for a salaried worker must be at least twice the Stateminimum wage.

New Employment Regulations for 2019

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.