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California State University, Bakersfield
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Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden is joined by Richard S. Gearhart, CSUB Associate Professor of Economics from the school of Business & Public Administration. Dr. Gearhart discusses a variety of key economic challenges and concerns small businesses face as they move forward on the road to recovery, including a volatile labor market and inflationary pressures. [18:20] Other webinar topics include a recap of remaining business pandemic relief available, the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program [EIDL], targeted and supplemental EIDL, PPP loan forgiveness and appeals processes, and more. This marks the 90th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides reopening and current pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners. The SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here!